SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – St. Joseph’s/Candler wants those with medical needs and that require assistance to contact the Chatham County Health Department and sign up for the Functional and Medical Needs Registry.
You can do so by calling (912)-691-7443 or by visiting http://www.gachd.org/emergency-prep/residents_with_special_needs_1/
Medical needs registrants/clients are defined as those individuals who require support of trained medical professionals. Functional needs registrants/clients are defined as those individuals who may need services to maintain their independence in a shelter.
During the hurricane, hospitals cannot accept these individuals. Hospitals will only accept medical emergencies.