Dealing with an illness, chronic medical condition, disability or functional need can be stressful in many situations but will be even more difficult during a disaster or household emergency such as a winter snow or ice storm, flooding or fire. The best approach to this type of situation is to prepare now so you and your family or caregivers will have a plan of what to do, where to go and have the supplies or equipment ready that you will need to handle both the emergency and your personal illness or disability.
The first three things you should do right now to be ready are:
Sign up for Rowan County’s Community Notification System. The system will provide important information from local officials during a disaster. Register for Notifications