Disaster Resources

SCPhA has compiled a list of resources to help you, your family, and your pharmacy prepare, weather, and recover from a variety of disasters.

SC Board of Pharmacy Hurricane Guide- Tips for protecting your pharmacy before, during, and after a hurricane

Pharmacy Disaster Support Center- Service to help independent community pharmacies enhance their disaster preparedness, response, and recovery procedures.  Free for members of Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company, NCPA or ACA

FEMA Guides- Emergency preparedness materials for families, pets, seniors, people with disabilities, and businesses

The Emergency Prescription Assistance Program for Pharmacies- Enables pharmacies to fill prescription items that were lost, stolen, or destroyed because of a disaster

RX Open- Map of pharmacy statuses during disasters.  To enroll your pharmacy, email [email protected]. To report your pharmacy's status, email [email protected]

SC Health Alert Network- This page lists the current health alerts of public health importance from DHEC

Disaster Mobile Apps- List of mobile applications from SC Emergency Management Division, including SC Emergency Manager, Traffic Conditions from SC DOT, American Red Cross Shelter View, and more

DHEC Advisory- Important information issued from DHEC concerning controlled substances during Hurricane Florence

SC Emergency Management Division Business Reentry- Register your business for post-disaster reentry certification (click here for guidance)

FEMA Aid- Apply for a variety of federal assistance

SC DHEC Disaster Preparedness- Disaster resource guides (including hurricane, wildfire, and nuclear radiation)

SC Department of Transportation Storm Resources- Road condition updates

SC Department of Employment and Workforce- Apply for unemployment if your employer has been impacted by a disaster

NCPA Foundation Disaster Relief Fund- Apply for a grant to help repair your community pharmacy in a case of disaster, accident, illness, or other adverse circumstance. Open to members (up to $2,000) and nonmembers (up to $1,000)

SC Department of Insurance Hurricane Preparedness- Insurance claims resource 

VolunteerSC- Find out ways to help a variety of organizations based on need