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Hurricane Resources: Health Topics
- A new secure, online service, www.katrinahealth.org/, helps individuals affected by Hurricane Katrina work with their health professionals to gain access to their own electronic prescription medication records was announced. The new site allows authorized physicians and pharmacies to get records of medications evacuees were using before the storm hit, including the specific dosages. Facilitated by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), within HHS, and many other private companies and health departments.
- Safe Drug Use after a Natural Disaster. Source: Federal Drug Administration (FDA).
- Reporting Prescription Drug Sample Losses, Known Thefts, and Possible Diversion. Source: Federal Drug Administration (FDA).
Content Last Modified: 11/9/2005 4:58:00 PM