Lincoln Middle School Demonstration

On October 26, 2016, MRC Coordinator David Skau and MRC Member Michael Zimmermann conducted a CPR and First Aid demonstration to students at Lincoln Middle School in Palmetto, Florida. The students were part of the Agriscience and Future Farmers of America class. They stressed the importance of scene safety and dialing 911 as soon as possible, and provided an overview on crucial steps they can take to save one’s life.

Shelter Activation

On October 6-7, 2016, the Manatee County Medical Reserve Corps assisted the Florida Department of Health in Manatee County set up and staff a special needs shelter for those seeking refuge from Hurricane Matthew. Six members contributed over 70 hours for this event! Great job everyone!!

Centerstone 5K

Mike teaching ABTThe Manatee County Medical Reserve Corps provided medical stand-by for the Centerstone 5K on Saturday, September 24, 2016 in Palmetto, FL. We staffed two medical aid stations, utilized our mini emergency response vehicle (MERV), and had a medical team on foot walking around Sutton Park after the race.