National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Don’t Forget to Prepare for Hurricane Season

It’s here for six months, June 1-November 30 Hurricane season is here!  In the event of a powerful rainstorm or hurricane, you could be without basic utilities, such as electricity, water, gas, phone, and Internet for three days or more. Additionally, subsequent flooding can restrict access, to roadways making it difficult to get food or medicine. Preparing in advance now will help you cope with the loss of necessities. Unfortunately, being unprepared is risky. The […]

Texas HHS Urges Long-Term Care Facilities to Update Their Hurricane, Emergency Preparedness Plans

Staff Training, Preparedness and Response Plans Key to Resident Safety, Well-Being Texas Health and Human Services is urging long-term care providers to prepare for natural disasters ahead of an active hurricane season forecasted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Providers across the state should review their emergency preparedness and response plans and update them as needed. “With hurricane season starting June 1, now is the time for long-term care facilities to make sure their hurricane […]