Plan for Medically Fragile Patients
If you care for someone who is medically dependent on electricity, a contingency plan for prolonged power outages is a must.
A typical patient plan may include:
- Having extra medical supplies
- Having extra prescription drugs
- Properly installing and maintaining a backup generator
- Transportation arrangements and an alternate location, both nearby and a little farther away
Click here to download the FDA's free guide to preparing and handling power outages for electrical medical devices.