09/22/2015 Places that Serve Us Well Every Day, Serve Us Best When Disaster Strikes

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  • With Dana Abbey
  • When 09/22/2015 at 1:00p - 2:00p, Mountain Time

Well poised to disseminate public information, libraries have served as emergency shelters, cooling centers during heat waves, sites for blood drives and inoculations, and a place to fill out electronic relief forms. Libraries have the infrastructure to serve as a health information services portal to emergency responders, the public health workforce, patients, and consumers during disaster.

Join us in a lively discussion about how libraries can actively function as disaster and emergency planning, response and recovery centers by partnering with emergency responders to provide vital resources to the community.

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