Resources for Members Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and IrmaSeptember 13, 2017
Across the nation, people are pitching in to help with the relief efforts of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. We’re proud to be part of this mass effort and would like to offer the following resources to members in Texas, Louisiana and Florida, who may find them helpful.
Free, unlimited online medical and psychology visits through the end of the year
LiveHealth Online will provide access to board-certified doctors and licensed therapists to people affected by Hurricane Harvey or Irma in Texas, Louisiana and Florida at no charge. Residents of these states can visit with a board-certified doctor 24/7 or schedule a 45-minute counseling session with a licensed therapist by registering for LiveHealth Online and selecting one of the practices listed below:
Help for Harvey Medical for on-demand medical visits 24/7 in Texas or Louisiana
Help for Harvey Psychology to schedule 45-minute counseling sessions in Texas or Louisiana
Help for Irma Medical for on-demand medical visits 24/7 in Florida
Help for Irma Psychology to schedule 45-minute counseling sessions in Florida
The free, unlimited visit offers will be available through December 31, 2017. More information is available at livehealthonline.com/Harvey and livehealthonline.com/Irma.
Emergency Response Numbers
If you are in a life-threatening situation and you need rescue, call 911 first, then your local emergency operation center (EOC). If you are unable to connect with your local emergency services, then call the Coast Guard.
San Juan Sector Coast Guard Command Center (787) 289-2041
Miami Sector Coast Guard Command Center (305) 953-4617
Key West Sector Coast Guard Command Center (304) 433-3352
St. Petersburg Sector Coast Guard Command Center (727) 824-7506
Jacksonville Sector Coast Guard Command Center (904) 714-7558
To locate a Red Cross Shelter please visit www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.
Utilize the map, the list of shelters at the bottom which indicates the county where it is located, or the search by address option at the top of the map. This link/map will indicate if a shelter is open. This will also update if other areas of the country are impacted by storms or other natural disasters.
Health and Wellness
Prescriptions: To Locate Open Pharmacies in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey: www.healthcareready.org/rxopen and enter a ZIP code to locate nearest one. The American Red Cross is also providing clients in the shelters with up to $500 co-pay and medicine replacement assistance.
Diabetes resources: For people impacted by Hurricane Harvey www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/treatment-and-care/emergency-preparedness Or contact the American Diabetes Association Call Center at 1-800-342-2383 Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. ET, Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET