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Texas Medical Association Hurricane Harvey

The Texas Medical Association has also established a resource page for medical professionals in affected areas. Highlights include:

  • What physicians need to know
  • Special licensing for out-of-state physicians
  • Accessing medical information for displaced Texas residents
  • Insurance, HIPPA and additional preparedness resources

They have also established a TMA Foundation Disaster Relief Campaign. Learn More

How To Help


Follow the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness on social media, and bookmark the state emergency website for updates:

Emergency State Information

Flood Safety

Houston Flood Safety


Please monitor weather conditions and local news for vital information. If you are driving during a flooding event, do not attempt to cross-flowing streams, as vehicles may stall or you could lose control. Never drive your vehicle around warning signs for barricades.

The National Weather Service offers the following reminders during floods:

  • It is never safe to walk or drive into flood water.
  • As little as 6 inches of fast-moving flood water can knock over an adult.
  • It takes 12 inches of rushing water to carry away a small car.
  • Two feet of rushing water can carry away most vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.