When: August 14, 2017 – 8:30 am-12:30 pm – Fort Worden Commons

Planning for the Special Needs of Vulnerable Populations During Disasters

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The Jefferson County Dept. of Emergency Management is presenting a panel of experts to help organizations who serve vulnerable populations understand the challenges, state laws, and lessons learned from those who have lived through catastrophic events.

Who should attend:

Long-term care facilities, group homes, visiting nurses associations, community health centers, nonprofits, social service agencies, emergency management, first responders, public safety, public health, health-care communities and anyone else with an interest in learning more about this issue.

Registration is required

Register by email with Deb Reithmeyer dreithmeyer@co.jefferson.wa.us or call (360) 344-9728. She will need your name, email address, phone number, and mailing address.


Stephanie Brady: Co-chair of the Joplin, Missouri, Area LongTerm Recovery Committee and the Chair of the Unmet Needs Committee.

Jane Meyer: Coordinator of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program for Jefferson and Clallam counties.

Jaci Hoyle: Supervisor, Medicaid in-home case management for Jefferson and Clallam counties.

Alexandrea Hatcher: Disability Integration Manager for the Coalition on Inclusive Emergency Planning Program at the Washington State Independent Living Council (SILC).

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