Year: 2022
AAACAP takes medication screenings back on the road
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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a CAPCOG division, relaunched medications screenings for older adults at community events, such as health fairs, allowing the program to reach more residents closer to home. The screenings review medications and

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CAPCOG to promote Warn Central Texas, Preparedness Month
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The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division released a new Warn Central Texas Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document ahead of National Preparedness Month, September, to encourage residents to register themselves and their families in the regional notification system for local emergency alerts.

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CAPCOG Emergency Communications offers licensing course
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The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division is offering its first, in-person 80-hour Basic Telecommunicator Licensing Course throughout August and is scheduling two additional courses to be completed before the end of the year. Covering 10 telecommunicator topics the course prepares telecommunicators

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CAPCOG General Assembly to vote on bylaws, 2023 budget
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The CAPCOG General Assembly will hold its first meeting of the year at 11:30 a.m., September 14, to consider adopting CAPCOG’s 2023 fiscal year budget, electing a nominating committee that will recommend a slate of 2023 Executive Committee members to

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Warn Central Texas earns national recognition award
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The National Association of Counties gave Warn Central Texas an Achievement Award in the category of risk and emergency management for its efforts to maximize resident enrollment in the emergency regional notification system and its ability to reach more than

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CAPCOG sets priorities for 2023-24 TxCDBG grants
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CAPCOG has defined the regional project priorities for the 2023-24 Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCDBG), Community Development Fund for non-entitlement communities which allows for a wide range of community projects including infrastructure and housing. Communities can apply for the

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Striking a Balance: Caregiver Conference to be held in person
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The Striking a Balance, Family Caregiver Conference is returning to an in-person format to bring national and local caregiving experts, local resources, and shared experiences to families who provide care for their loved ones. The conference will be from 9

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CAPCOG aggregates, analyzes Census estimates
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Highlights from the CAPCOG’s analysis of the U.S. Census estimates for the 10-county region showed its population grew by 2.33 percent from 2020 to 2021, which was more than double the state’s growth rate. The agency’s Regional Planning and Services

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CAPCOG, Williamson County partner for peace officer course
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The next Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC) to be held by CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) is planned to commence on August 29 at the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy A.W. Grimes Law Enforcement Training Center. CAPCOG is still

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CAPCOG homeland security team leads talks at annual TDEM conference
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Showcasing CAPCOG’s preparedness expertise, the CAPCOG Homeland Security Division’s staff spoke about community and family recovery, operational continuity, congregate shelter operations, and the role of crisis information systems during the annual Texas Division of Emergency Management Conference held the first

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