Healthcare Ready | Resources

Healthcare Ready has developed two tools to assist the public in preparing for and responding to disasters.

Healthcare Ready has also developed a list of resources useful for the public in preparing for and recovering from an emergency.

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To help individuals and families better prepare for a severe public health emergency, the American Red Cross provides resources for emergency planning.

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The Ready Rating program helps businesses, schools and organizations become prepared for emergencies.

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Prepare for extreme weather in advance by downloading a variety of American Red Cross mobile apps.

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Drug shortages can also be tracked through the FDA and the Association of Health System Pharmacists Drug Shortages Resource Center.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention maintain information related to seasonal influenza, as well as a comprehensive emergency preparedness and response - everything from anthrax to zombies.

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The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the FDA offers information on the use of drugs that have been potentially affected by fire, flooding or unsafe water and the use of temperature-sensitive drug products when refrigeration is temporarily unavailable.

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While local, state, and federal emergency management agencies regularly respond to public health emergencies, citizens play a major role in enabling a successful response that saves lives. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has compiled a list of informative resources on how individuals can recover following an emergency.

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Stability of Refrigerated and Frozen Drugs is a chart from the Pharmacists Letter to help you determine temperature-sensitive drug storage issues in the face of power outages. An Insulin-specific chart is available from the website Diabetes In Control

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Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA) is a free, confidential service that helps connect uninsured and underinsured patients to programs that provide prescription medicines for free or nearly free. PPA offers a single point of access to information on more than 475 public and private patient assistance programs.

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Healthcare Ready In advance of 2017 hurricane and tornado season, Healthcare Ready conducted the second annual poll of 1,184 Americans designed to assess the American population’s greatest concerns regarding disasters, preparedness actions they take, and entities that they look towards for disaster preparedness and emergency response.

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Healthcare Ready In advance of 2016 hurricane and tornado season, Healthcare Ready conducted a poll of 1,112 Americans designed to assess the American population’s greatest concerns regarding disasters, preparedness actions they take, and to which sources they most trust for disaster preparation information, specifically as it related to managing health conditions.