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Agency to hold workshop on vulnerable populations

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Department for Public Health is hosting a televised workshop to address communicating with vulnerable populations during public health emergencies and other disasters.

The Oct. 29 workshop will offer members of the Kentucky Outreach and Information Network the opportunity to share ideas on ways to improve outreach to vulnerable populations throughout Kentucky.

The agenda will focus on responding to the needs of the blind and mental health populations during emergencies, along with other topics.

The meeting will be led from the Kentucky Department for Public Health in Frankfort and broadcast to ITV sites at local health departments across the state.

More information about the Kentucky Outreach and Information Network is available online at www.healthalerts.ky.gov/KOIN.htm.

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