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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Protecting At-Risk Indivduals

Certain people - including the very old, the very young, and people with chronic conditions - face additional risks in the face of a disaster. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your family members who may be at-risk.

People in the areas affected by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey can also call 2-1-1 to get local information about shelter, food, water, health resources, and other needs.

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Pregnant Women and New Mothers


Older Adults

People with Chronic Conditions

  • This page last reviewed: July 31, 2019