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The Department of Homeland Security is committed to providing accessible Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to individuals with disabilities, including members of the public and federal employees, by meeting or exceeding the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In addition, the Department is also committed to ensuring accessibility of our buildings and facilities as required by the Architectural Barriers Act, 42 U.S.C. 4151 through 4157. For more information on what DHS is doing with promoting accessibility, visit our topic page.

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(@jrulison56)

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Liquidity management and emergency preparedness

Pathway to Recovery (Part II)

by Joe Rulison | Mar 26, 2020 | Banking Relationship, Banking Trends, Budgets, Cash Management Practices, Data & Technology, Fintech, News, Predictions

During these challenging times, three+one®️ is working to bring solutions to public entities and higher Ed institutions, allowing them to operate without disruption, while creating savings and new sources of revenue to offset... more »

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(@dday229)

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Community Paramedicine for Offensive Operations Against COVID19

We are on the defensive, waiting for our ICUs to be overrun by patients that are being allowed to deteriorate untreated at home until they become acute.

That is a losing strategy.

I propose we take the fight to the enemy before it reaches and overruns our base camps.

We do that with interdiction actions taken in the field...delivery of early onset care in the field utilizing Community Paramedicine.

Please see attached... more »

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(@etonaric9)

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Encourage those with disabilities to use their unique talents to detect threats and protect the homeland

Those with sight, hearing, or mechanical (walking/ambulating/amputations) impairments have a unique and important role to play in being the eyes and ears for safety in the disabled community. Criminals may look upon the disabled as easy targets, but the unique gifts that have been given these individuals (increased ability to hear and distinguish sounds for the blind), access to paraolympic and other disabled sports communities... more »

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(@sansbois411)

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COVID-19

As a Medicare contracted Homecare Provider we are required to develop and maintain an emergency preparedness plan. The emergency is here. DHS should mobilize and procure and provide the N95 masks and personal protective equipment needed for Health Care providers of the (elderly).

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(@gramma3)

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Implications of "just in time inventory systems" during a crisis

Many companies today use a kind of inventory system called "just in time inventory." Product use is measured over time, e.g. a year, to set inventory levels (e.g. month by month). The system reports on inventory "available" month by month. End users see only the amt available for the current month, not the total inventory on hand.

Real time inventory status is needed during a crisis.

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(@remc48)

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Corona virus solution

There is no perfect balance between social distancing and keeping businesses viable. One seems to sacrifice the best aspects of the other. One idea hatched during the SARS epidemic but never implemented was a 'staggered seclusion week' which left businesses open 4 days a week using age distinctions i.e. Monday age 18-30. Wednesday age 31-45. Friday age 46-65
Saturday age 66 or more. This kept I. Between days for cleaning... more »

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