April 14, 2020
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be joining a teleconference sponsored by FEMA’s Office of Equal Rights (OER) concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response, to share information and to hear civil rights-related concerns. Also joining the call will be FEMA’s Office of Disability Integration and Coordination (ODIC), which will provide updates on their regional coordination activities. Both FEMA and HHS will share information, as well as address questions that are on the minds of our stakeholders, and dispel rumors and any misinformation.
§ Jo Linda Johnson, Director, FEMA OER, and other OER staff
§ FEMA programmatic staff, as needed
§ Linda Mastandrea, Director, FEMA ODIC
§ Roger Severino, Director, HHS Office for Civil Rights, and OCR staff
§ Other HHS staff, as needed based on questions
The first call will be held on THURSDAY APRIL 16, 2020, 3:00PM-4:00PM (EASTERN). The frequency of additional calls will be discussed with stakeholders, to gather input. Scheduling information will be shared via FEMA and HHS listservs.
Teleconference information: 1-888-270-9936 Access Code: 2977830 There will be 500 lines available.
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