HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES
Restore and improve health and social services capabilities and networks to promote the resilience, independence, health (including behavioral health), and well-being of the whole community.
Branch Lead: Bill Husfelt
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Portable Housing Support for Church Volunteers
Have portable housing in place to support a set amount of volunteer staff that the churches bring in for disaster relief. This should be provided for the first 60 days of a Cat 3 or higher storm. Many Churches have volunteers that are sent from regional churches that travel to the area, but have no …
Interdisciplinary Community Training Program
Expand current interdisciplinary? community training program for medical, behavioral health and law enforcement personnel to include transportation, evacuation, contracted personnel, EOC, local radio stations, military and state disaster response components and other needed entities in a mock training scenario (to include Baker Act training for key personnel)
Regional Hurricane Center
A regional hurricane center designed for the stringent? ICC-500 design standards similar to the FASANO regional hurricane center built in 2009 in Hudson County Florida for $7,200,000. The facility would be hardened to resist 190mph winds and the impact of wind borne debris for 72 hours, self-sustaining. It would be capable of housing 1000 occupants, …
Training on Emergency or strategic operation planning
?Provide free educational conferences or workshops to educate non-profit and private for profit business leaders on how to develop effective strategic plans, emergency operation plans that include business continuity plans, and clear steps for seeking assistance from SBA and FEMA
Financial Assistance Carry Over Fund
?Establish a private endowment through a local non-profit organization to provide immediate financial assistance to eligible residents while their FEMA claims are funded.
FSU Education Engineering and Technology
?FSU-PC is proposing a plan to expand opportunities available to students in advanced technical training and enhance highter education options through a updated engineering, science, technology and advanced workforce focused, diverse curricula that meets the current and future needs for high paying , technical jobs in a competitive market in the area.
Lifeline Drug Treatment Dormitory
Construction of a 5000 s/f medium security stand-alone dormitory at the Bay County Jail to house the Lifeline Drug Treatment Program. The program is currently housed in a pod at the main jail. The stand-alone facility will allow for the expansion of the program, and facilitate the delivery in a more rehabilitative environment. Due to …