We may have to evacuate and be out of our home for several weeks. What do we do if my husband's prescription medications or over-the-counter medications run out before we are able to return home?

Agricultural Disaster Preparedness and Recovery, Family Caregiving September 20, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

If you take medicine or use a medical treatment on a daily basis, be sure you have what you need to make it on your own for at least a week, maybe longer. Make a list of all prescription and over-the-counter medicines including dosage, treatments, and food and drug allergies. Keep this list with you at all times. For more information, visit: Medications Are Important During a Disaster, so Be Prepared.

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