Special health needs, special emergency needs

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May 12, 2014

Individuals with chronic illnesses or conditions, and those who love them and who care for them, should build a plan that fits with their unique health needs, that includes:

  • An emergency supply of essential medications if you can’t get to a pharmacy
  • A back-up treatment facility in the event your usual place of care is closed
  • An evacuation plan based on your unique needs, if you might have trouble transporting yourself

Reach out to your community to talk confidentially about special help you might need during an emergency.

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