DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board Meeting
[49 Pa.B. 1460]
[Saturday, March 23, 2019]
The Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board (Board), established under section 1252 of the Federal Traumatic Brain Injury Act of 1996 (42 U.S.C.A. § 300d-52), will hold a public meeting on Friday, May 10, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the large conference room of the Community Center, 2nd Floor, Giant Food Store, 2300 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Currently in this Commonwealth, nearly 250,000 individuals are living with brain injury. Every year, on average, 8,600 residents of this Commonwealth sustain long term disabilities from brain injury. The Department of Health's (Department) Head Injury Program (HIP) strives to ensure that eligible individuals who have a traumatic brain injury receive high quality rehabilitative services aimed at reducing functional limitations and improving quality of life. The Board assists the Department in understanding and meeting the needs of persons living with traumatic brain injury and their families. This quarterly meeting will provide updates on a variety of topics including the number of people served by HIP. In addition, meeting participants will discuss budgetary and programmatic issues, community programs relating to traumatic brain injury and available advocacy opportunities.
For additional information, or for persons with a disability who wish to attend the meeting and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to do so, contact Nicole Johnson, Division of Community Systems Development and Outreach, (717) 772-2763, or for speech and/or hearing-impaired persons, contact V/TT (717) 783-6514 or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984.
This meeting is subject to cancellation without notice.
RACHEL L. LEVINE, MD,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-433. Filed for public inspection March 22, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]
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