West Texas Medical Reserve Corps

West Texas Medical Reserve Corps www.westtexasmrc.org Major emergencies or disasters can at times overwhelm first responders and the healthcare infrastructure. These can include both man-made and natural disasters such as disease outbreaks, floods, and terrorism.

Medical and non-medical volunteers can provide an important "surge capacity" during such events. The MRC Volunteer can be called upon to fulfill such functions as triage, patient education, medical evaluation, vaccination, or distribution of medication and supplies. They can also augment medical staff shortages at local medical and emergency facilities, including medical special needs shelters and

Medical and non-medical volunteers can provide an important "surge capacity" during such events. The MRC Volunteer can be called upon to fulfill such functions as triage, patient education, medical evaluation, vaccination, or distribution of medication and supplies. They can also augment medical staff shortages at local medical and emergency facilities, including medical special needs shelters and

Operating as usual

BorderRAC on Twitter
09/08/2021
BorderRAC on Twitter

BorderRAC on Twitter

“More than one out of four older people falls each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Falling once doubles your chances of falling again. For more info, visit our website. #fallprevention #seniors #stillgoingstrong #STEADI #CDC #Stayindependent”

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08/19/2021

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With students returning to in- person learning this school year, drivers in school zones and streets nears schools: please slow down, be aware & stop with buses, do not pass, watch for students on crosswalks, do not drive distracted.
#bealert #schools #roadsafety #safedriving

BorderRAC on Twitter
08/17/2021
BorderRAC on Twitter

BorderRAC on Twitter

“#sharetheroad #TBI #hospital #trauma #bikesafety”

08/15/2021

BorderRAC Rocks Community awareness on Pedestrian Safety!

BorderRAC Rocks Community Pedestrian Education!
08/06/2021
BorderRAC on Twitter

BorderRAC Rocks Community Pedestrian Education!

“Pedestrian Safety Tips-Set 1 Avoid using electronic devices like earbuds or cellphones when walking. They can cause distractions. Increase your visibility at night by carrying a flashlight and wearing reflective clothing, such as reflective vests. #sharetheroad #nhtsa #txdot”

BirderRAC Remembers…Always!  El Paso Strong, BorderRAC Strong
08/04/2021
BorderRAC on Twitter

BirderRAC Remembers…Always! El Paso Strong, BorderRAC Strong

“TWO YEARS AGO, OUR LOVING AND PEACEFUL LITTLE BIG CITY WAS ATTACKED, THE HATE TOOK 23 LIVES AND DESTROYED MANY OTHERS. WE UNITED IN RESPONSE AND IN GRIEF. EL PASO WILL CONTINUE TO STAND STRONG. #ElPaSOstrong #forgetmenot #Nomeolvides”

BorderRAC Rock community education regarding heat related illness!
08/01/2021
BorderRAC on Twitter

BorderRAC Rock community education regarding heat related illness!

“Those at greatest risk for heat-related illness include infants and children up to four years of age, people 65 years of age and older, people who are overweight, and people who are ill or take certain medications. For more info visit https://t.co/kWZmYELcCV #cdcvulnerablegroups https://t.co/eyxx...

BorderRAC rocks coming nut education and leaving kids in hot cars A.C.T.
07/25/2021
BorderRAC on Twitter

BorderRAC rocks coming nut education and leaving kids in hot cars A.C.T.

“A.C.T.​ Avoid leaving a child in the car, not even for a minute Create Reminders when your child is in the back seat Take Action if you see a child alone in a car, call 911 It could save a life For more info visit https://t.co/kWZmYELcCV #kidsinhotcars #takeactioncall911”

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07/18/2021

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On average, 37 kids die from heatstroke in cars every year.​ Even at an outside temp of 57˚, interior temps can rise to dangerous levels. When an internal car temp gets to 104˚, major organs may begin to shut down and at 107˚, a child can die.​
#kidsinhotcars #heatstroke

06/04/2021
BorderRAC Rocks in teaching our community Stop The Bleed Technique, which can save a life!!
05/21/2021
BorderRAC on Twitter

BorderRAC Rocks in teaching our community Stop The Bleed Technique, which can save a life!!

“Texas Stop the Bleed Day (May 20,2021). The quick action of trained bystanders can stop life threatening bleeding. For more information click on https://t.co/ZtpwcEyzo8 from our bio. #borderrac #stopthebleedtx #stopthebleed #call911 #tourniquets #americancollegeofsurgeons”

BorderRAC on Twitter
05/20/2021
BorderRAC on Twitter

BorderRAC on Twitter

“Thank you El Paso Chihuahuas/Hospitals of Providence for recognizing Nurses Night during opening day. BorderRAC Wanda Helgesen was insisting that she wanted to pitch but Chico wasn't having any of it! Great night! #borderrac #thehospitalsofprovidence #elpasochihuahuas”

BorderRAC on Twitter
05/20/2021
BorderRAC on Twitter

BorderRAC on Twitter

“EMS- Caring for Our Community! Thank you! #borderrac #EMSWeek2021 #EMSWeek #ems #nationalemsweek #medics #@EPTXfire #EliteMedicalTransport #@Lifeambulance #@EMSDominion #FortHancockEMS #NorthernHudspethEMS #CulbersonCountyEMS #DellValleyEMS #AMRLasCruces”

BorderRAC on Twitter
04/10/2021
BorderRAC on Twitter

BorderRAC on Twitter

“🦠🧪Be in the know! Poison Control 101 brought to you by BorderRAC 🦠🧪 ❗️ ❗️ ❗️ #elpaso #elpasoproud #elpasostrong #safety #awareness #poisoncontrol #cdc”

Timeline Photos
04/01/2021

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02/28/2021
BorderRAC

BorderRAC rocks! “How to save A Life”

💢🆘In honor of heart month, we encourage you to learn and practice hands only CPR! 🆘💢



#elpasotexas #elpasostrong #borderrac #heartmonth #hearthealth #cprtraining #cprsaveslives #healthyheart #heartattack

BorderRAC on Twitter
11/07/2020
BorderRAC on Twitter

BorderRAC on Twitter

“BorderRAC shares in the sorrow for the loss of longtime El Paso Emergency physician, Dr. Fitz. Our prayers go out to his family and friends as well as his numerous colleagues here and in Lubbock. RIP https://t.co/ICV1y4L7ve”

🎵BorderRAC will be there for you...Like we’ve been there before🎶 If you missed Power Hr, don’t worry, there is still tim...
10/15/2020

🎵BorderRAC will be there for you...Like we’ve been there before🎶

If you missed Power Hr, don’t worry, there is still time! click link below to our donation page.

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There is still time to donate! follow this link to our donate page:https://elpasogivingday.org/organizations/borderrac  ...
10/15/2020
BorderRAC - El Paso Giving Day | October 15, 2020

There is still time to donate! follow this link to our donate page:
https://elpasogivingday.org/organizations/borderrac

Help us reach our $10,000.00 goal. BorderRAC appreciates any consideration you can give

BorderRAC will be there for you...Like we've been there before!

El Paso Giving Day is an online charitable giving campaign designed to shine a light on the essential work of nonprofit organizations and ignite the spirit of giving in our community.

Please consider donating to our cause!
10/15/2020

Please consider donating to our cause!

🎵 BorderRAC will be there for you... like we’ve been there before🎶
10/05/2020

🎵 BorderRAC will be there for you... like we’ve been there before🎶

It s that time of year again! Just a few things we do behind the scenes! Please consider donating to BorderRAC through El Paso Giving Day October 15 ... more info to follow soon. Thank you in advance for your consideration to our cause!

It s that time of year again!  Just a few things we do behind the scenes! Please consider donating to BorderRAC through ...
10/01/2020

It s that time of year again! Just a few things we do behind the scenes! Please consider donating to BorderRAC through El Paso Giving Day October 15 ... more info to follow soon. Thank you in advance for your consideration to our cause!

04/04/2020

Due to the Current CDC and City of El Paso guidelines the April MRC meeting has been cancelled. Everyone stay SAFE!
Thanks,
Susan Sharp on behalf of Bryan Olson
BorderRAC

04/04/2020

The April MRC meeting has been cancelled following the CDC and City of El Paso current guidelines due to the COVID 19 situation. Everyone Please Stay SAFE!
Thank you,
Susan C. Sharp on behalf of Bryan Olson
BorderRAC

03/13/2020

Bataan Memorial Death March was cancelled yesterday afternoon due to extreme caution regarding COVID 19, as they are following the CDC guidelines for canceling any event where more than 500 people were to be in attendance. Everyone stay safe and check back next year to volunteer! Thanks to all that volunteered to help us out this year, but protecting your health is the most important thing for us here at MRC!

Good afternoon,Bataan Memorial Death March is just around the corner!  There's still time to register as a volunteer.  F...
03/02/2020
Bataan Memorial Death March 2020 - EMTF Main Medical Tent Volunteer Signup

Good afternoon,
Bataan Memorial Death March is just around the corner! There's still time to register as a volunteer. For more information and to register as a volunteer, please visit:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bataan-memorial-death-march-2020-emtf-main-medical-tent-volunteer-signup-registration-78648813719 .

It’s that time of the year again! We are excited to be participating in the 2020 Bataan Memorial Death March. Last year proved to be a huge success and offered a great experience to those who volunteered. The Bataan Memorial Death March challenges participants to a 26.2-mile march through the high...

Come Join me for the Bataan Memorial Death March, as it  is right around the corner.  There's still time to register as ...
02/24/2020
Bataan Memorial Death March 2020 - EMTF Main Medical Tent Volunteer Signup

Come Join me for the Bataan Memorial Death March, as it is right around the corner. There's still time to register as a volunteer. For more information please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bataan-memorial-death-march-2020-emtf-main-medical-tent-volunteer-signup-registration-78648813719

It’s that time of the year again! We are excited to be participating in the 2020 Bataan Memorial Death March. Last year proved to be a huge success and offered a great experience to those who volunteered. The Bataan Memorial Death March challenges participants to a 26.2-mile march through the high...

07/08/2019

West Texas Medical Reserve Corps will be participating in the Northeast Community Fair hosted by the EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT. The event will be August 24th from 10am - 2pm. If you'd like to help or need more information regarding the event, please contact Bryan at [email protected].

REMINDER ** Stop the Bleed/CRASE** training this Saturday. Open to the public. Registration link: http://www.westtexasmr...
05/01/2019
Stop the Bleed – West Texas MRC

REMINDER ** Stop the Bleed/CRASE** training this Saturday. Open to the public. Registration link: http://www.westtexasmrc.org/stop-the-bleed/

November 16, 2016 racadmin Stop the Bleed Please select your training date of choice and RSVP. Once your order is complete you should be re-directed to a confirmation page or email. If you have any questions please contact our office at (915) 838-3200. Thank you. Powered by Eventbrite *Updated July....

Happy Thanksgiving from the West Texas MRC!
11/24/2016

Happy Thanksgiving from the West Texas MRC!

Address

6055 Threadgill Avenue
El Paso, TX
79924

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

Telephone

(915) 838-3204

Products

- Identify, train, and credential volunteers to assist in response to a disaster to include natural or man-made.
- Utilize the MRC members to educate the community on all hazards preparedness.
- Identify opportunities for members to assist in response activities for local emergencies or events.
- Promote activities which support the Surgeon Generals priorities.

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