Stories from the Field Blizzards in Goshen County Wyoming
HHS emPOWER Program. (2020). Stories from the Field: Blizzards in Goshen County, Wyoming.
During back-to-back severe blizzards, Goshen County, Wyoming, used the emPOWER Emergency Response Outreach Dataset to support numerous multi-agency coordinated response outreach activities to at-risk individuals directly impacted by the severe storms and hazardous conditions. The county partnered with the Sheriff’s office to identify areas where at-risk individuals resided in the areas affected by the power outages, then coordinated with the Sheriff’s office to conduct approximately 25 targeted wellness checks by phone.