Bucks County Long Term Care Consortium General Meeting
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Coffee 8:30am — Meeting at 9:00am
Why Plan for a Disaster?
Speaker: Jeryl Degideo
Location: Southampton Estates – 238 Street Rd, Southampton, PA 18966
The Mission of the Bucks County Emergency Management Agency is to maintain an
organization of government, industrial and volunteer agencies in a state of readiness and
training to take immediate countermeasures to save lives, property and alleviate human
hardship and suffering under major disaster conditions
Jeryl will provide information about the Bucks County Emergency Management Agency, and its
interaction during emergency events with long term care providers as well as seniors receiving
care and services in their own homes. She will walk us through real life scenario providing
detail helpful to our own disaster planning.
Jeryl Degideo has served as the Bucks County Director of Emergency Medical Services since
2004. She has been a Fire Fighter since 1989 and an EMT since 1993. She serves as the liaison
for Bucks County Emergency Management to hospitals, nursing homes and dialysis centers.
She serves on the Board of Directors for the Bucks County Hero Scholarship Fund and is a
member of the Bucks County Public Safety Committee.