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High temperatures a health threat, agencies offer help to low-income households
WHAT: Public, non-profit and private sector representatives will discuss the dangers presented by rising temperatures and how low-income households can receive assistance in dealing with it.
WHERE: Dr. Marion J. Brooks Building, Tarrant County Public Health
1101 S. Main St., Fort Worth
WHO: Dr. Sandra Parker
Medical Director/Health Authority, Tarrant County Public Health
Program Manager, Financial Assistance, Catholic Charities of Fort Worth
Energy Assistance Supervisor, TXU Energy, Irving
2-1-1 Manager, United Way of Tarrant County
Interim Assistant Director, City of Fort Worth, Parks and Community Services
Gerald R. Smith
Director, Tarrant County Human Services
Dr. Parker will provide a heat-related illness update, remind people to take precautions to protect themselves; other participants will describe utility assistance programs and other services available to low-income households for heat relief.
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
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