Amherst first responders receive toolkit to help with language barriers

Amherst police, fire and emergency services recently received Assistive Communication Toolkits to help communicate with residents who may have limited English skills or disabilities that affect speech or hearing during an emergency situation. Erie County’s Office of Public Emergency Preparedness distributed 1,350 Assistive Communication Toolkits two weeks ago to municipal emergency managers across the county. Each of the distributed packets […]

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