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SCEMD monitors Hurricane Michael October 8, 2018

SCEMD monitors Hurricane Michael
October 8, 2018
South Carolina residents should monitor Hurricane Michael, which could affect many parts of the state after making landfall along the Gulf Coast. Forecasters with the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center believe South Carolina could experience periods of heavy rain, gusty winds, tornadoes and storm surge due to Hurricane Michael, with the greatest impacts beginning this Wednesday.

https://scemd.org/news/scemd-monitors-hurricane-michael/

Prepare for Hurricane in ASL. Turn CC for captions. 

FREE ADA Workshop September 29, 2018

Assistant US Attorney, Rob Sneed, from Greenville, SC and Cristal Jones, Equal Opportunity Specialist-US Department of Health and Human Services from Atlanta, GA are the presenters at SCAD's FREE ADA Workshop in North Charleston. Saturday, Sept 29, 2018. 1pm to 4pm (We have ASL Interpreters)
Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/G7qz5eDeYFwaiwE83

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Richland County residents can now text 911 during emergencies.

From Richland County Sheriff Department:
Richland County residents and visitors can text 911 for help during an emergency. The initial text message to 911 should: Be brief, include the location of the emergency, explain the type of assistance needed, and avoid use of abbreviations, symbols or emoticons. #HurricanFlorence

VP (Video Phone) will be set up for Deaf Community at the following shelters:

VP (Video Phone) will be set up for Deaf Community at the following shelters: 
Conway High School
Goose Creek High School
North Myrtle Beach High School       Please share. #HurricaneFlorence    Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SCADinc/​

Thank you Red Cross

Hurricane Florence Update 9-12-18

SC Governor McMaster and other Emergency Officials gave an update on Hurricane Florence heading to South Carolina.
Watch Video Press Conference Interpreted Here

You can put free SC Emergency Manager App on your mobile phone.
See more info on app here: https://www.scemd.org/stay-informed/mobile-applications/

SC Hurricane Guide Here

List of Shelters Here

This is a very serious storm. Please watch your local news closely. Share this information with the Deaf community. If you have any questions, please contact us.

You can download the SHOW ME FOR EMERGENCIES app on your phone.
It is a helpful communication tool if you have to evacuate to a shelter. Or print here: https://www.mass.gov/…/documents/2016/07/sh/show-me-tool.pdf

SCAD's office will close on Friday, September 14, 2018 for safety from Hurricane Florence. The staff will monitor emails and VP calls closely as much as possible if we don't experience any power outage. Thank you.
 

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