On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas leading to catastrophic flooding in Houston and surrounding areas. Less than two weeks later, Hurricane Irma slammed into the Caribbean and Florida, causing flooding, damage, and widespread power outages. Most hospitals in the impacted areas sheltered-in-place requiring nurses and other critical staff to stay at … Continue reading Now is the Time, Personal Preparedness Can’t Wait!
Are you nurse that is able to help in a special needs shelter? If you please email BPRCHDPreparedness@flhealth.gov.
General Disaster Response and Recovery Information Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Other Traumatic Event: Managing Stress—This SAMHSA tip sheet gives stress prevention and management tips for dealing with the effects of trauma, mass violence, or terrorism. It lists tips to relieve stress, describes how to know when to seek professional help, and provides … Continue reading Check out our newest postings under the ‘Resources & Links’ Tab-Including important information for hurricane responders