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Kittitas (pronounced 'kit-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
Kittitas County Emergency Preparedness
Nationwide, the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a community-based, civilian volunteer program that helps
build public health response capacity within the community. The MRC was formed after the September 11,
2001 attacks as a way for citizen volunteers to aid after a crisis. The MRC is a network of over two
hundred thousand volunteers throughout the United States. The local Kittitas MRC was formed in 2014
and may assist the Kittitas County Public Health Department and the community in various activities
from school vaccinations to our annual influenza drive-thru clinic.
Kittitas Medical Reserve Corps Public Service Announcement (PSA)
The Kittitas County MRC will prepare for and respond to public health emergencies by completing complementary
activities within the existing local emergency health systems of Kittitas County.
A Handbook for Volunteers
To register to become a Kittitas MRC volunteer, contact the Kittitas County Public Health Department.
Volunteers are required to complete the following:
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.