CDC Issues Hurricane Preparedness and Response Guidance for Clinicians, Recovery Workers — Physician’s First Watch
CDC Issues Hurricane Preparedness and Response Guidance for Clinicians, Recovery Workers
By Amy Orciari Herman
Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD
The CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry have issued guidelines aimed at hurricane preparedness, response, and recovery for healthcare providers, recovery workers, and communities.
Published in MMWR, the guidance for clinicians focuses on the following:
Care of sick disaster evacuees
Medical management and patient advice after a disaster
Clinical guidance on carbon monoxide poisoning after a disaster
Safety information for providers
Below, we provide direct links to the resources in each of the above subject areas.