County Special Needs Registry can provide assistance during
emergencies to individuals who may need help during an evacuation.
If you or a family member need assistance contact the
Department of Public Safety, Department
Health Department, or
Social Services for
assistance in obtaining and completing the registry form.
information collected is confidential and will
only be shared with emergency responding departments during an
Individuals that have
special needs or disabilities should:
a support network to help in an emergency.
these people where you keep your emergency supplies.
one member of your support network a key to your house or
up for the Special Needs Registry.
Wear medical alert tags or bracelets to help identify your
you are dependent on dialysis or other life sustaining treatment,
know the location
and availability of
more than one facility.
Show others how to operate your wheelchair.
the size and weight of your wheelchair, in addition to whether or
not it is collapsible, in case it has to be transported.
Additional Supplies for People with Disabilities:
medicines, list of medications including dosage, list of any
eyeglasses and hearing-aid batteries.
wheelchair batteries, oxygen.
a list of the style and serial number of medical devices.
insurance and Medicare cards.
of doctors, relatives or friends who should be notified if you are
The completion of the registry form is merely to
assist with an emergency response and in no way guarantees an
response or special priority during an emergency or
disaster. In the event of an emergency or disaster, Public Safety
the use of pertinent county resources in
accordance with county policy.