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Responding to Patients Requests for Assistance

Lailah Fofana

September 16th 2017

When a disaster strikes any area, people mainly concern themselves with the physical hazards to healthcare during the event. Many tend to overlo... (more)

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A New Outlook on Preparedness

Lailah Fofana

September 13th 2017

September 13, 2017 - As a public health advocate, I am always eager to assist patients and providers in their preparedness and relief efforts. R... (more)


Healthcare Ready Issues Urgent Guidance for Residents in the Path of Irma: Prepare Now for Health Needs

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 8, 2017) —– As residents of Florida and the Southeast face one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic, Healthcare Ready, a non-profit organization meeting urgent health needs of people struck by disaster, are strongly encouraging urges those in the storm’s path to prepare for t... (more)

Healthcare Ready Provides Resources during Hurricane Harvey

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 25, 2017 –With Hurricane Harvey approaching the Texas coast,  Healthcare Ready, an organization of private healthcare stakeholders and government response entities is working at its highest level of activation to provide ongoing needed assistance and coordination of response efforts. The following state... (more)


NBC Washington

How is Healthcare Ready helping? NBC spotlights our work.

September 10, 2017

How is Healthcare Ready helping? NBC spotlights our work. (more)

Pharmacy Today

Disaster Strikes! Are You Ready to Help Your Community?

August 16, 2017

Twenty-five years ago, Hurricane Andrew cut a swath of destruction through south Florida, leveling homes and turning entire neighborhoods into rubble. (more)

US News and World Report

More disasters and disease are headed our way - Will Congress keep us funded and ready?

August 1, 2017

Hurricanes. Zika outbreaks. Wildfires. Flooding. The opioid epidemic. It's not your imagination, the United States continues to experience disaster... (more)


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