Evacuating Treating and Tracking People on Dialysis
ASPR TRACIE. (2019). Evacuating, Treating, and Tracking People on Dialysis.
After Hurricane Irma struck the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), many patients were evacuated to Puerto Rico (PR) to ensure continuity of care. Once Hurricane Maria ravaged PR, however, many USVI residents were evacuated a second time, including renal dialysis patients. This article highlights lessons learned from the evacuation of these patients from a federal patient movement perspective.