Do you have any special need that would require you to need
assistance in an emergency?
Do you require special assistance with
transportation, meal preparation, medications, oxygen or have any mobility
issues? Do you have a service animal?
These special needs should be considered in
advance when planning for an emergency. Donít wait until an event occurs to
If you feel you would need any special
assistance in the event of a severe weather, prolonged power outage, flooding,
or evacuation and live in Washington County please download and complete the
form here for people with special needs and return it via mail to the address
below to be included in our special needs registry.
If you need more information
Click to download/print the
Washington County Planning for Special Needs Form (pdf)**
Aging & Disabilities Resource Center /
Washington County CARES / Office for the Aging
Fort Edward, NY 12828
Phone: (518) 746-2420
Fax: (518) 746-2418
Toll free at 1-(800)-848-3303
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The Hyper-Reach system uses landline telephone numbers
provided by the telephone companies that serve Washington
County. If you are a resident of Washington County, you are
already enrolled in a program that could save the lives of you
and your family. Hyper-Reach is designed to allow emergency
management professionals from the Police, Fire, and
Emergency Medical Services, as well as, the Washington County
Department of Public Safety, to contact you by telephone in the
event of a civil emergency. An automated phone message would be
directed to each phone in a specified area notifying residents
of impending or active emergency conditions, disasters, or
Hyper-Reach already calls your home phone
number(s) in the
event of local emergencies or community alerts. You do not need
to register your home phone number.
Submitting the additional information below will allow your
cellular phone, email, and/or TDD to be notified as well.
Please take a moment to fill out the form at
For more information download / print
Hyper-Reach Community sign up
The information provided will not be used for any purpose other
than community announcements.
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