Diabetes Emergency Preparedness

Diabetes Disaster Preparedness

Those who live with diabetes know that your daily routine involves schedules and planning to maintain good health. Onslow County can be impacted by natural and man-made disasters which may cause disruption with pharmacies and stores. If you are in an emergency situation, you should be careful to drink enough fluids, keep something containing sugar on you at all times and pay attention to the health of your feet. For further guidance on staying prepared with diabetes see this CDC resource

The Onslow County Health Department is urging diabetic residents to take steps now to ensure you have the resources to be healthy in an emergency situation. The Diabetes Disaster Preparedness (PDF) manual can help guide you and your family to be prepared.