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RESOLVING ESF #8 – PUBLIC HEALTH AND MEDICAL SERVICES

SUGGESTION: Postal facilities within rural communities, such as Elk Falls, KS 67345, be exempted from closure or reduction of services to maintain Continuity of Government Readiness Conditions (COGCON) and Primary Mission Essential Functions (PMEFs) that must be performed to support or implement the performance of the NEFs before, during, and in the aftermath of an emergency. Raise postal commercial ‘Bulk-Rate’ postage to seventy-five percent of individual rate by weight. THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION, Section 8, 7: To establish Post Offices and post Roads. FEDERAL CONTINUITY DIRECTIVE 1 (FCD 1): This Federal Continuity Directive (FCD) provides direction to the Federal executive branch for developing continuity plans and programs. Continuity planning facilitates the performance of executive branch essential functions during all-hazards emergencies or other situations that may disrupt normal operations. The provisions of this FCD are applicable to the executive departments enumerated in 5 U.S.C. § 101, including the Department of Homeland Security, independent establishments as defined by 5 U.S.C. § 104(1), Government corporations as defined by 5 U.S.C. § 103(1), and the United States Postal Service.

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