Citizens Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities

Members

  1. Kyla M. Clark

    Kyla M. Clark

    Member

  1. Brent Debnam

    Brent Debnam

    Member

  1. Erin McLaughlin

    Erin McLaughlin

    Member

  1. Mike McLaughlin

    Michael McLaughlin

    Member

  1. Martin Mitchell

    Martin Mitchell

    Councilmember, At Large

  1. Phyllis Nobles

    Member

Agendas & Minutes

View the Clerk's Meeting Agendas and Minutes page for information on how to access current and archived meeting documents.

Overview

Resolution Number 1-18

Resolution Number 1-18, a resolution of the Mayor and City Council to establish a Citizens Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities.

ADA Reporting Issues

ADA issues can be reported through the MyLaurel App, or you can email Steve Allen, Fire Marshal or call 301-725-5300, ext. 224.

Disabled Athletes going around running track

Tips on How Persons with Disabilities Can Cope with the Covid-19 Crisis

Protect Yourself

  • Ask your direct support provider if they are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19
  • Ask your direct service provider to:
    • Wash their hands when entering the home, touching them, dressing, bathing, showering, transferring, feeding, etc.
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces. CDC recommendations

Prepare

  • Make a plan if your direct support provider gets sick.
  • Create a contact list of family, friends, neighbors, and local agencies that can provide support if needed.
  • Plan at least two ways of communicating from home and work that can be used in the case of an emergency. Keep this information with you at all times.
  • Have enough household items for a comfortable stay at home for at least a few weeks, plus a 30-day supply of over-the-counter and prescription medicines or medical equipment. Some health plans allow for a 90-day refill.

Prevention

  • Wear a mask
  • Stay at least 6 feet from people who don't live with you
  • Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated spaces
  • Wash your hands often, or use hand sanitizer made with at least 60% alcohol

Coping with Stress During the Covid-19 Pandemic

  • Take deep breaths, stretch, or meditate
  • Try to eat healthy, well-balanced meals
  • Exercise regularly
  • Get plenty of sleep
  • Avoid alcohol and drugs
  • Make time to unwind
  • Take breaks from watching, reading, or listening to news stories
  • Connect with others in a safe way while maintaining social distancing