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September NORC Notes on COVID-19 and Emergency Preparedness

September 1st, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ombudsman programs have been flexible and resilient while adjusting to the “new normal” of wearing a mask, washing hands frequently, working from home, and much more. In addition to those changes, many Ombudsman programs are facing the additional challenges of preparing for hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, and flooding. Current information about preparedness is available at FEMA.gov, including their COVID-19 Pandemic Operational Guidance for the 2020 Hurricane Season. Take the time now to review personal and work emergency preparedness plans and considerations for emergency kits.

Read the September NORC Notes.