Here are some general, non-NHRMC resources that can help to our community prepare, throughout the storm’s impact, and during recovery:
Brunswick County Resources
New Hanover County Resources
Pender County Resources
This site contains information from a healthcare perspective about preparing for, staying healthy during, and returning home after a disaster: https://www.healthcareready.org/resources.
In a state of emergency, prescriptions can be filled early without prior doctor approval. A one-time emergency supply can also be dispensed without refill authorization in certain circumstances: http://www.ncbop.org/lawsrules/rules.1800.pdf
For disaster assistance that is non-emergent, please contact NC 211 by dialing 211 or accessing information at www.nc211.org/
To find a shelter near you, you can text the word “shelter” along with your zip code to FEMA’s 43362 text line.
ReadyNC is a free app that you can download from your phone’s app store. This app provides information that helps you prepare, get assistance if needed, lists of shelters, road conditions, flood information, and more. All of the resources on the app can also be found online here: https://www.readync.org
Local news media will be posting information online, on mobile apps, broadcasting on television during the storm. Here is a list of some media outlets where you can get information: