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Healthcare Ready is at ALERT status for the 2019 hurricane season.

Healthcare Ready led its longest activation during the historic 2017 hurricane season, providing support to healthcare facilities, patients, and emergency managers throughout Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.


October 24, 2019
Reflecting Back and Looking Ahead: A Message From HcR's New Chairman

October 24, 2019 - As I step into my role as Healthcare Ready Chairman, I think back to its origins. Founded in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the original idea was simple: help harness the strength and responsiveness of the pharmaceutical supply chain and coordinate response to major emergencies.

Today, Healthcare Ready is a thriving, standalone organization that has evolved...

October 16, 2019
Press Release
FEMA Appoints Nicolette Louissaint to National Advisory Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 15, 2019) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on October 14, 2019 that Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor appointed 15 members to FEMA’s National Advisory Council (NAC). Among the appointees is Healthcare Ready’s Executive Director, Nicolette Louissaint, Ph.D., who will serve as the Public Health Representative for the next ter...


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