Hurricane and flooding resources


Flood and hurricane infection prevention information

Major information sources

Resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Resources from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

National Hurricane Center Twitter feed @NWSNHC

SHEA: Harvey and Irma:  Pre- and Post-hurricane infection prevention-related information 

US Department of Transportation -- DOT and U.S. Government resources for Hurricanes

Recently Released or Updated ASPR TRACIE Resources 


Consumer resources

APIC -- Infection prevention tips for flood and hurricane season

APIC -- Be prepared for natural disasters

CDC -- Personal hygiene and handwashing after a disaster or emergency

CDC -- Reentering your flooded home

CDC -- Clean-up of flood water

CDC -- Precautions when returning to your home

CDC -- Tetanus vaccination


Professional resources

APIC -- Infection prevention and control for shelters during disasters

APIC -- Infection prevention for ambulatory care enters during disasters

epiLinks -- http://www.epilinks.com/index.html -- Social media surveillance for infection prevention. Emergency management and floodwater infection – conversations on social media.

Contact Info

Liz Garman