Hurricane Updates and Resources

During an emergency, health centers play an important role in delivering critical services and assisting with the local community response. As the effects from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma unfold, BPHC is sharing the current guidance that may support your response to the emergency: 

If you have questions about FTCA coverage, contact the BPHC Helpline online or by phone: 877-974-BPHC (2742) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays (except federal holidays). For specific questions related to your health center grant or scope of project, please contact your project officer.

Emergency Preparedness Resources


Social Media Accounts

  • PHEGov – Twitter feed for public health emergency information on disaster health preparedness, response and recovery. Brought to you by HHS’ Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR).
  • CDCEmergency – Twitter feed for information from CDC’s Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR).
  • USAGov and FEMA on Twitter for storm updates.

Spanish-Language Websites

Spanish-Language Social Media Accounts

Date Last Reviewed: September 2017