CDC Issues Hurricane Preparedness and Response Guidance for Clinicians, Recovery Workers — Physician’s First Watch

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September 14, 2017

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.

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