Medication in a Natural Disaster or Other Emergency
In the event of a natural disaster or other emergency, such as a hurricane, tornado, or flooding, Specialty Pharmacy will make every effort to minimize interruptions or delays in your child’s prescription therapy.
If you have advance notice of an impending weather event, check your child’s medication supply and let us know if you’re running low. In the event of a power outage, contact us for guidance on properly storing refrigerated medications. And if you need to evacuate, please let us know your new location to avoid delivery delays.
Texas Children’s Specialty Pharmacy – available 24/7
Toll Free: (877) 727-2503 (option 2)
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. CT.
A pharmacist is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for questions and support.
General Emergency Preparedness
- Have a plan to address emergencies, disasters, and other unexpected events before they occur.
- Prepare a disaster kit with basic essential supplies, including a battery-operated or hand-crank radio.
- Stay alert for emergency information, instructions, evacuation procedures, and orders via your radio, television, or mobile devices.
For more information on emergency preparedness, visit these helpful links: