COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

DMRC Mission Statement

To serve the state of Delaware by establishing, implementing, and sustaining Delaware’s reserve units of medical and non-medical volunteers to strengthen the public health infrastructure, improve emergency preparedness response, and increase community resilience in Delaware.

Delaware Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer Team


The DMRC Team is a team of trained volunteers that provides support to public health to support chronic health outreach and provide for the medical needs in our community following a crisis or disaster.  Click here for training details.

 

Delaware Behavioral and Emotional Support Team


The DE BEST is the volunteer team that may provide mental health support following a community crisis or disaster.  Click here for team details.

 

Stop the Bleed Community Trainings


“Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.” – Department of Homeland Security. Contact DMRC to attend or host a training in your community. Click here for a Quick Guide for how to “Stop the Bleed”.

 

Naloxone “Train the Trainer” and Distribution Assistance Program


Naloxone is a drug used to reverse opioid overdose. DMRC volunteers attend trainings so that they can train community members how to identify possible opioid overdose and how to use Naloxone effectively. DMRC volunteers assist Delaware Public Health with dispensing Naloxone to community members, as well as providing community on-the-spot training.

 

 

 

Community Members and Leaders


Learn more about any program: email cpeart@udel.edu or call us at 302-831-6136

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* Programs are offered FREE through a coalition of the University of Delaware School of Nursing, and the Division of Public Health, Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness Section (EMSPS) and the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps (DMRC).