HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Health and Human Services Work Group makes recommendations to the Steering Group/Task Force for the provision of essential services to disaster victims and emergency support personnel. Issues to be considered include public health, medical care through hospitals, clinics and medical office restoration, temporary housing, and coordination of emergency response and support personnel, retention and recruitment of medical personnel, mental health assistance, adult living facilities and nursing home safety, Special needs long-term assistance, health-related pollution, low income assistance, public transportation restoration/improvement, homeless programs, public safety service levels re-established, children/family services, daycare/after-school program restoration, schools opened, recreation/cultural activities restored, coordination/assistance for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and volunteers, Long Term Recovery Committee establishment.

The Human Services Work Group includes, but is not limited to, the following members or their representatives:

 

  • Health and Human Services Director, Chair
  • Health & Human Services Coordinating Council
  • Red Cross Representative
  • Community Development Director
  • Pinellas County Health Department Director
  • Emergency Management Director
  • Representatives of the Pinellas County Schools
  • Representatives of Pinellas County Hospitals
  • Representatives of Municipalities
  • Representatives from COAD: Community Based NGOs (United Way, Catholic Charities, Salvation Army)
  • Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA)
  • Culture, Education and Leisure Director
  • Long Term Recovery Committee Representative

 

Click here to download the HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ACTION PLAN

 

Survey Results: Health and Human Services Issues (September 2011)

 

 

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