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 Individual Dataset, along with local electric cooperative and company information, to identify at-risk individuals in areas impacted by prolonged power outages. The county then partnered with the Sheriff’s Office to conduct approximately 25 targeted outreach phone calls and visits to the residences of at-risk individuals without cell phones.