Leaders meet to discuss emergency planning
Published 9:41 am Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea and area emergency disaster leaders recently collaborated together during an emergency disaster roundtable discussion hosted by Good Samaritan Society.
Leaders from the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office, the Mayo Clinic Health System emergency team, Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Albert Lea Police Department, Albert Lea Fire Department and Good Samaritan Society all participated in the conversation and planning event.
Each of the groups were able to give their perspective of a possible real life emergency situation and how it may impact residents living in and around the community of Albert Lea. The leaders also discussed means to continue to collaborate if an emergency situation would arise in the area.
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“I am so appreciative of our area emergency responders and the knowledge they brought to our roundtable discussion. Emergency preparedness involves our entire community,” stated Katie Davis, campus administrator for Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea.
The Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea is owned and operated by the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society. The Good Samaritan Society is nation’s largest not-for-profit provider of elder care and services. According to a press release, Good Samaritan Society’s mission is to share God’s love in word and deed by providing shelter and supportive services to older persons and others in need, believing that, “In Christ’s love, everyone is someone.”
For more information, contact Davis at 507-373-0683 or www.good-sam.com/albertlea.