Emergency Preparedness Conference for Persons with Disabilities @ The Schultz Center, Jacksonville [21 June]

Emergency Preparedness Conference for Persons with Disabilities

09:00 - 15:30

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The Schultz Center
4109 Boulevard Center Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32207
The EPC is free for participants and lunch is included!
Stocking your cupboards and buying batteries aren’t the only ways to plan for emergencies. The Emergency Preparedness Conference for Persons with Disabilities has brought life-saving information to the area for nine years. On Thursday, June 21st, The ILRC will host its annual, state-modeled conference which brings together local, state and national representatives to share current and crucial information.

Morning Breakout Sessions include: Creating your Action Plan Workbook, Shelter in Place vs Evacuate, Functional Needs Shelter, Financial Preparedness, Emergency Preparedness Technology, and Medical Considerations

Lunch Presentation: "After the Storm: T...ransitioning Back into the Community" presented by the City of Jacksonville's Disabled Services Division and Emergency Management Division, Department of Health, JSO, American Red Cross, JTA, and FEMA.

The Afternoon Session includes a presentation from the Long Term Recovery Organization created after Hurricane Irma.

Each participant will receive a personalized disaster plan workbook and the opportunity to speak with emergency preparedness representatives from both county and state levels.

Certificates of completion will be available after the conference via email.

Accommodation Requests: Pursuant to the American with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow up to 5 business days’ notification prior to the event to process. Please contact us at 904.399.8484 (Office), 904.399.2661 (TTY), or [email protected] (email).
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