Thursday Schedule Detail
Session Name: Public Education/Media~~Under-Served Populations Were Under Attack From the Hurricanes of 2017 – How Can We Protect This Vulnerable Group?
This session includes examples of how society’s under-served were impacted by the Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. On Sept 13 in the days following Hurricane Irma, 12 residents of the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills died after being exposed to extreme heat at the facility, which lost power during the storm. Residents of the La Vita Bella facility near Texas were rescued from rising floodwaters only after a photo of their ordeal went viral. This session will also identify national programs that support efforts to protect under-served populations including new guidelines by state regulators.
Day of Week: Thursday
Time Start: 3:30PM