Preparing For Storms When You Have Medical Needs

Preparing For Storms When You Have Medical Needs

Consider this past weekend a dry run — in spite of all the rain – for tropical storm and hurricane preparation.  Tropical Storm Erika never made it to Florida, but emergency officials spent much of last week urging people to get ready.

For people with special medical needs, getting ready is a lot more complicated. Extra preparations for people who are managing chronic medical conditions may include getting early prescription refills, figuring out how to keep a ventilator on or keeping certain medications cold.

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