Addressing the Access and Functional Needs of At-Risk Individuals
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. (2023). Addressing the Access and Functional Needs of At-Risk Individuals.
This webpage defines at-risk populations and challenges individuals with access and functional needs may experience with accessing or receiving medical care before, during, or after a disaster or public health emergency. The CMIST (communication, medical needs, independence, supervision, and transportation) framework is also reviewed.