WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Hurricane Matthew makes landfall on the mainland of the United States, Healthcare Ready, a nonprofit dedicated to ensuring patient access to healthcare in times of disasters, is engaged to provide ongoing needed assistance and coordination of response efforts. The following statement may be attributed
Healthcare Ready is working closely with the American Red Cross, state emergency response and public health officials, and our federal partners, including FEMA, DHS, and HHS to provide support and track healthcare operations issues in real-time. Because information can become disjointed during emergencies, we provide a central repository of information and resources for those who will be affected by Hurricane Matthew:
If you are seeing potential healthcare disruptions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-247-2694.
About Healthcare Ready
Healthcare Ready is a non-profit supported by both public and private sector partners, including PhRMA, that works to ensure patient access to healthcare, including medicines, during times of disaster. Healthcare Ready operates a virtual Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to respond to public health, healthcare, and patient access needs that arise during a disaster or disease outbreak.
Contact: Jennifer Glicoes; Jennifer@jpa.com; 202-591-4048
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