Hurricane Laura & Sally

As we deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Sally and Laura , please know that LHF is here for you.

 

Should you and/or your loved ones need assistance in any way after the storm, please don't hesitate to reach out. We will be standing by to lend our help where it is needed.

 

You may reach us directly by calling our office at (225) 291-1675, or by email.

Director@Lahemo.org  - Outreach@LaHemo.org

 

 

We encourage you to share this message with other members of the bleeding disorders community who might not be on our mailing list.

 

 

Wishing you safety during this difficult time-

 

Erica Simpson, Executive Director

HURRICANE SALLY (MISSISSIPPI)

RESOURCES LIST

 

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT RESOURCES

Help Line: 1-800-621-3362

TTY: 1-800-462-7585

*6 AM to 10 PM CST*

https://DisasterAssistance.gov

To update and track application for assistance

Disaster Name: EM-3544-MS

Declaration Date: September 14, 2020

Small Business: 202-288-4657/FEMA-SB@fema.dhs.gov

 

EMA has officially declared Hurricane Sally a disaster and is beginning to bring aid to the region. The first   Counties that can apply for Individual and Public Assistance are:  You can see the map at FEMA’s website:  FEMA Disaster Declaration – Mississippi: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/3544

 

For anyone who needs to apply for aid, they can visit DisasterAssistance.gov or call 1-800-621-3362. www.fema.gov 

The Federal Emergency Management Agency
www.ready.gov – Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.
www.nhc.noaa.gov – National Hurricane Center
www.nemaweb.org – National Emergency Management Association

They need the Disaster Name (Sally) and the Declaration Date (9-14-20) for those counties listed.

 

 

State Emergency

Management Resources

 

www.MitigationMS.org – Online application and management of Hazard Mitigation Grants
www.MississippiPA.org – Online application and management of Public Assistance Grants
www.mcdema.org – Mississippi Civil Defense and Emergency Management Association
www.srh.noaa.gov – National Weather Service

 

 

LOCAL Emergency

ManagemenT Resources

 

 

OTHER STATE RESOURCES

 

 

 

www.jeffdavis33ema.org – Jefferson Davis County Emergency Management

 

www.mississippi.gov – State of Mississippi Homepage
www.mspb.ms.gov – State Personnel Board – Job Openings Page
www.gomdot.com – Mississippi Department of Transportation
www.deq.state.ms.us – Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
www.dps.state.ms.us – Mississippi Department of Public Safety
www.msdh.state.ms.us – Mississippi Department of Health
www.mississippi.org – Mississippi Development Authority
www.mpbonline.org – Mississippi Public Broadcasting
www.transparency.mississippi.gov – Transparency Mississippi
www.dps.state.ms.us – Mississippi Emergency Access Program

 

OTHER FEDERAL RESOURCES

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS

To find an open shelter, visit:

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.htmlwww.sba.gov –

United States Small Business Administration
www.redcross.org– American Red Cross
www.salvationarmyusa.org – The Salvation Army

 

Mississippi Benefits

Medicaid

SNAP

TANS

Energy Assistance

Phone (866) 654-9330

www.Access.ms.gov  or FFM at Healthcare.gov

 

Other Mississippi Shelters

George County:

Agricola Safe Room: 3161 Cooks Corner Rd, Lucedale, MS 39452

Bendale Safe Room: 5207 Highway 26 W, Lucedale, MS 39452

 

Hancock County:

Kiln Safe Room: 18324 Hwy 43 Kiln, MS 39556

 

 

 

Harrison County:

Saucier-Lizana Road Safe Room: 23771 Saucier Lizana Rd. Saucier, MS 39574

County Farm Road Safe Room: 15038 Country Farm Rd. Gulfport, MS 39503

Lobouy Road Safe Room: 9509 Lobouy Rd. Pass Christian, MS 39571

 

Jackson County:

East Jackson County Safe Room: 18413 Highway 613 Moss Point, MS 3956

West Jackson County Safe Room: 13000 Walker Rd. Ocean Springs, MS 39564

 

Stone County:

State Medical Needs Shelter: 1640 Coy Avenue Wiggins, MS 39577

 

Food Network and Pantries 

 

Phone: (601) 353-7286

www.Foodpantries.org/st/mississippi 

 

 

Louisiana Center for Bleeding & Clotting Disorders

 

Phone: 504-988-5433

E-mail: htc@tulane.edu

 

Hope for Hemophilia

Phone: 1-888-529-8023

Fax: 1-888-835-1449

E-mail: info@hopeforhemophilia.com

Website: https://www.hopeforhemophilia.com

 

Pan Foundation

PAN Foundation - Assistance Programs https://dev.Panfoundation.org/index.php/en/patients/assistance-programs

PSI

Patient Services Inc. | A non-profit 501(c)(3) premium and ...

https://www.Patientservicesinc.org

 

NORD

NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders)

https://Rarediseases.org

HURRICANE SALLY (ALABAMA)

RESOURCES LIST

 

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT RESOURCES

 

FEMA has officially declared Hurricane Sally a disaster and is beginning to bring aid to the region.   Counties that can apply for Individual and Public Assistance are:  You can see the map at FEMA’s website:  FEMA Disaster Declaration – Alabama: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/3545

For anyone who needs to apply for aid, they can visit DisasterAssistance.gov or call 1-800-621-3362. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

To update and track application for assistance

Disaster Name: EM-3545-AL

Declaration Date: September 14, 2020

Small Business: 202-288-4657/FEMA-SB@fema.dhs.gov

National Weather Service (NWS)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Hurricane Tips

www.ready.gov – Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.
www.nhc.noaa.gov – National Hurricane Center
www.nemaweb.org – National Emergency Management

www.sba.gov Small Business Administration

“They need the Disaster Name (Sally) and the Declaration Date (9-14-20) for those counties listed.

 

 www.redcross.org– American Red Cross
 

AMERICAN RED CROSS

To find an open shelter, visit:

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.html –

 

 

State Emergency

Management Resources

 

 

Alabama Emergency Management Agency

ALGO Traffic – ALGO Traffic provides live traffic camera feeds, updates on Alabama roads, and access to exclusive ALDOT information.

Alabama Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services

2-1-1 Connects Alabama – 211 provides a variety of health and human services including incident specific information in coordination with local emergency services during times of disaster, such as road closures and shelters.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

Alabama Department of Public Health

Alabama Department of Senior Services

Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries – Temporary livestock shelters are available for evacuees.

Mid-Alabama Chapter (Regional Headquarters)

Get Directions

114 22nd St.
Birmingham, AL 35203

205-795-8700Details

Central East Alabama Chapter

Get Directions

5015 Woods Crossing
Montgomery, AL 36106

1-334-260-3980 Details

North Alabama Chapter

Get Directions

1015 Airport Rd SW Suite 202
Huntsville, AL 35802

1-256-536-0084 Details

South Alabama Chapter

 

 

Get Directions

35 North Sage Avenue
Mobile, AL 36607

251-544-6100Details

Central-West Alabama Chapter

Get Directions

2130 Paul W. Bryant Drive, Suite B
Tuscaloosa , AL 35401

1-205-758-3608

 

www.salvationarmyusa.org – The Salvation Army

Hurricane Laura Resource Information 

(Louisiana)

FEMA

 

Help Line: 1-800-621-3362

TTY: 1-800-462-7585

*6 AM to 10 PM CST*

https://DisasterAssistance.gov

To update and track application for assistance

Disaster Name: Laura

Declaration Date: 08/28/2020

Small Business: 202-288-4657/FEMA-SB@fema.dhs.gov

 

Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

Phone: 225-925-7500

E-mail: Gohsep-Operations@la.gov

Website: http://gohsep.la.gov/

Website: https://getagameplan.org

 

 

 

Evacuation Check Points with Assistance / Resource Information

 

Alexandria Area

Med Express Office

7525 US 71

 

Bunkie Area

Sammy’s Truck Stop

Exit 53 I49

 

Tallulah

TA Truck Stop

Exit 171

US I20

US I65

 

American Red Cross – Louisiana

Phone:  504-620-3105

Website: https://www.redcross.org/local/louisiana.html

 

To find an open shelter, visit:

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.html

 

Louisiana Medicaid

Phone: 1-888-342-6207

Website: MyMedicaid.la.gov

 

SNAP

Phone: 1-888-524-3578

E-mail: LAHelpU.DCFS@la.gov

Text GETSNAP to 898211

Website: http://www.dss.state.la.us/page/snap

 

Catholic Charities

 

Disaster Response: 504-861-6351/1-866-891-2210

Referrals E-mail: Shelita Turner sturner@ccano.org/985-605-5843

Disaster Case Management Program: 985-605-5843

Website: https://www.ccano.org/disaster-response-services/

 

Second Harvest Food Bank

 

Phones:

Lafayette: 504-232-4357

Alexandria: 318-445-2773

Baton Rouge: 225-359-9940

Monroe: 318-322-3567

New Orleans: 504-734-1322

Shreveport: 318-675-2400

Website: https://www.feedinglouisiana.org/get-help

 

United Way of Acadiana

 

Phone: 337-233-8302

https://www.unitedwayofacadiana.org/

The Salvation Army

 

Phone: 504-899-4569

Fax: 504-891-1444

Social Services Dept: 504-899-4569

Website: https://disaster.salvationarmyusa.org/aboutus/?contactus

The St Bernard Project

Phone: (504) 644-4639

E-mail:  rebuild.client@sbpusa.org

Website: https://sbpusa.org/

 

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

Phone: 855-512-3980

Fax: 225-383-1197

Website: https://slls.org/

 

Louisiana Center for Bleeding & Clotting Disorders

 

Phone: 504-988-5433

E-mail: htc@tulane.edu

 

Louisiana Hemophilia Foundation

Phone:225-291-1675/1-800-749-1680

Fax:225-291-1679

E-mail: contact@lahemo.org

Website: https://www.lahemo.org

 

Hope for Hemophilia

Phone: 1-888-529-8023

Fax: 1-888-835-1449

E-mail: info@hopeforhemophilia.com

Website: https://www.hopeforhemophilia.com

COronavirus helpful information

- The New York Times has an article on the virus and COVID-9  (https://www.nytimes.com/article/what-is-coronavirus.html) which gives an overview of what we know at this time. Stay calm and educate yourself through credible news sources. 

 

 

- Follow the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF), and the Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA) for up-to-date information.

    

    Recommended links to learn more: 

 

   https://www.hemophiliafed.org/news-stories/category/medical-news/ 

 

  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

 

   https://www.hemophilia.org/Newsroom/NHF-Community-News/MASAC-Letter-to-the-Community-Regarding-the-Coronavirus-Disease-2019

 

 

- Nothing has changed in regards to the frequency or volume in which you receive your medication(s). Providers and pharmacies are continuing to follow state mandates. If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to your HTC, hematologist or health care provider. 

- The Governor has declared a Public Health Emergency. This exempts many utility companies- such as CLECO, Atmos, Entergy and AT&T- from disconnecting services for non-payment. This order applies only to companies regulated by the LPSC. For a full list of companies, visit lpsc.louisiana.gov. 

 

- Please use LHF as a resource. We understand that this situation may affect you all in many ways, and we are here to help. Do not hesitate to reach out for any questions or concerns that you may have.

Our Mission: To improve the quality of life and assist persons affected by bleeding disorders by providing education, advocacy, support services, and by promoting research

We offer the following services to the bleeding disorders community:

EDUCATION  

We host programs across the state that are open to all

PATIENT ASSISTANCE

To help during those tough times

ACCESS TO CARE

For needs that arise from receiving medical care, such as gas & lodging

MEDIC ALERT SCHOLARSHIPS

To provide life-saving services in case of emergency

EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS

To help better lives through higher education

SUMMER CAMP

To grow and empower our youth into leaders 

  ANNUAL MEETING

To build our community and strengthen through knowledge

                       

A little about us

The Louisiana Hemophilia Foundation was established in 1976 to help Louisiana residents with hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, and other bleeding disorders, lead normal and productive lives. We are a 501 (C) 3 Organization.

Our mission is to improve the

quality of life and assist persons affected by hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders by providing education, advocacy, support services, and by promoting research.

 

Founded in 1976

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The mission of Louisiana Hemophilia Foundation is to improve the quality of life and assist persons affected by inherited bleeding disorders by providing education,

advocacy, support services, and by promoting research.

We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving the bleeding disorder community since 1976.

Louisiana Hemophilia Foundation provides networking opportunities, access to care, summer camp for children, educational programs, scholarships, & MedicAlert Services.

Louisiana Hemophilia Foundation 2017