BARNSTABLE TOWN NOTES

A Barnstable Patriot article written on February 23rd discusses upcoming events in Barnstable, such as Emergency Prep With a Rep, where the Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled (CORD) and state Rep. Will Crocker will partake in an important workshop on Friday, March 16, 2 p.m. by the Massachusetts Office on Disability on how to prepare for an emergency.

BARNSTABLE TOWN NOTES

Barnstable Patriot

February 23, 2018

Emergency prep with a rep

Join the Cape Organization for Rights of the Disabled (CORD) and state Rep. Will Crocker on Friday, March 16, 2 p.m. for an important workshop by the Massachusetts Office on Disability on how to prepare for an emergency.

People with disabilities, family members, service providers, and first responders are invited to learn about local emergency resources and procedures, and steps to take during an emergency, such as a blizzard, hurricane or man-made disaster.

RSVP by Monday, March 12, to receive an emergency go-pack with essential items that might be needed during an emergency. First responders will receive a copy of “Tips for First Responders on How to Interact with People with Disabilities in Times of Emergency.”

The workshop will be held at CORD’s office, 106 Bassett Lane, Hyannis. For details, call CORD at 508-775-8300(v/tty), or visit www.cordcapecod.org.

Please note: This is a scent-free event; please do not wear scented products to this workshop.

Read the article here.