The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services developed the Kentucky Outreach and Information Network (KOIN), a partnership between government and community-based organizations describing a grassroots approach to communicating with hard-to-reach populations. May be most applicable to suburban and rural populations.
Foster the creation of networks within neighborhoods to identify at-risk individuals and provide support during an emergency. One example is the Neighbor-To-Neighbor (N2N) Network in Platte County, Missouri.
Montgomery County, Maryland’s Advanced Practice Center for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response has developed and prepared an Emergency Preparedness Checklist for nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and group homes. [Link to PDF]