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      Recovery & Safety: What to Look Out For : The Aftermath of Hurricane Ian: A Public Health Brochure

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            This trifold brochure, created by a cohort of third-year medical students during their clinical clerkships, providesinformation on recovery and safety measures following a hurricane. The brochure was designed in response to the aftermath of Hurricane Ian and distributed to local health departments and free clinics in the Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda Area. The brochure was specifically developed to be easily understood by the layman.

            This trifoldcontains important tips on food and water safety, medical advice for animal and insect bites, and alternative sources of fuel and electricity. Additionally, it provides crucial contact information for trauma and disaster coping.

            As a reliable resource, this public health brochure is intended to assist those affected by natural disasters and to promote safety and recovery efforts in communities.

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            ScienceOpen Posters
            ScienceOpen
            8 April 2023
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            [1 ] Nova Southeastern University- Kiran Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine;
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            https://orcid.org/0009-0000-5759-9753
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            10.14293/P2199-8442.1.SOP-.PQJXR8.v1
            bf2afad7-50bd-4d2e-b50a-de1f1e2fc598

            This work has been published open access under Creative Commons Attribution License CC BY 4.0 , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Conditions, terms of use and publishing policy can be found at www.scienceopen.com .

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            : 8 April 2023
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            Medicine,Social & Behavioral Sciences
            public health,hurricane,disaster,safety

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