Hurricane Florence made landfall in North and South Carolina days ago, but Penn Medicine Hospitals and other facilities nationwide have planned for weeks to adapt to expected drug shortages associated with its path of destruction.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Sept. 17, 2018 – In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and continued challenging conditions across much of the state, UNC Health Care has extended its offer of free access to its virtual care service, UNC Urgent Care 24/7. Free access will be available for persons physically located in the State of North Carolina through Sunday, September 23rd at 11:59 pm.
The Georgia Institute of Technology has experts available to talk with reporters about issues related to Hurricane Florence such as storm surge, coastal and inland flooding, resource allocation and prioritization, and impact on infrastructure.
As Hurricane Florence makes landfall on the southeastern coastline, Wake Forest University offers experts who can discuss flood forecasting, environmental hazards in the aftermath of flooding and the economics of evacuations.