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AB-2047 Emergency services: Alzheimer’s disease: dementia.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 8593.3.1 is added to the Government Code, to read:

8593.3.1.
 A county, including a city and county, shall, upon the next update to its emergency plan, integrate the Alzheimer’s disease and dementia population into its emergency plan by addressing how the Alzheimer’s disease and dementia population within its jurisdiction, is served by both of the following:
(a) Emergency communications, including direct communications to those who may, due to their condition, be unable to follow emergency guidelines. A county, or a city and county, may coordinate with local nonprofit organizations, social service agencies, or the Alzheimer’s Association in California to identify individuals.
(b) Emergency stay-at-home orders, including dissemination of information regarding all of the following:
(1) Meal security, if local programs are in place to provide meals to affected persons or emergency meal service programs are activated with support from state or federal funding.
(2) Access to essential health care and pharmaceuticals, including telehealth.
(3) Other emergency resources or supports that become available during the course of the emergency stay-at-home order.
SEC. 2.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.