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How ACP members can support recent disaster recovery and aid efforts

In the wake Hurricane Florence, ACP is communicating with our members and regional chapter leadership in the affected areas and will provide any support and resources we can during this difficult time.

 

Here are resources for ACP members looking for more information or to help those affected by the unfolding events:

- Info for clinicians affected by the hurricane or who want to help, from the North Carolina Medical Society

- Important updates from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

- Details on Emergency Licensure from the N.C. Medical Board

- Update bulletin concerning the lifting of pertinent HIPAA sanctions and restrictions during Hurricane Florence

- HIPAA guidance, an emergency response "decision tool" and FAQs from the HHS regarding the the release of protected health information in emergency situations

- CMS efforts in response to the hurricane

More volunteering resources and ways to help

- Volunteers can sign up to help in any of the affected areas via the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster.

- Donate to efforts specifically supporting Florence aid and recovery efforts, through the United Way, the Red Cross and Save the Children