Register Ready Explained

I didn’t explain what Register Ready was in my last post so I need to take care of that. The Registry (a special needs registry) is used by first responders (Police, Fire, Sheriff Officers, Emergency Medical Services, Health Department Personnel, and if necessary, the Army National Guard) to assist in relocating our residents prior to an emergency situation. The Special Needs Registry is free, strictly confidential, and completely voluntary.

You are eligible if you have no place to go during an emergency and have a disability covered under the Americans With Disabilities Act or require additional assistance due to the following conditions:

  1. History of stroke
  2. Hearing, vision, or speech impaired
  3. Frail elderly
  4. Walking limitation
  5. Severe breathing problem
  6. Wheelchair, cane, or walker user
  7. Heart problem
  8. Mentally challenged

For more information or to get signed up in Salem County, call (856) 935-7510 Ext. 8304

Also, I wanted to remind everyone of the legal talks going on in September.

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I have a BA in Psychology and a teaching certificate as a Special Education teacher. I have a MA in Student Personnel Services and I recently retired from my position as a Guidance Counselor. I have been active on advisory boards concerning disability issues for over 25 years. I also have over 25 years of business experience in Human Resources and Operations Management.

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