8 doctors weighed in:

What should I do upon returning home after a hurricane?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: After Hurricane

• Express Gratitude to the Creator for being alive and being with your family
• Return home only when it is safe.

• Watch out for debris and downed power lines.
• Avoid walking or driving through flood waters
• Check the leaking roof, plumbing, electricity, and the appliances.
• Put a tarp on damaged roof
• Check damage to personal property
• Express your feelings about various losses
• Stay calm

In brief: After Hurricane

• Express Gratitude to the Creator for being alive and being with your family
• Return home only when it is safe.

• Watch out for debris and downed power lines.
• Avoid walking or driving through flood waters
• Check the leaking roof, plumbing, electricity, and the appliances.
• Put a tarp on damaged roof
• Check damage to personal property
• Express your feelings about various losses
• Stay calm
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Stay Calm ...

39y/o Male asks What should I do returning home after a hurricane? Www.
ready.gov/hurricanes has all the answers you need for before/during/after hurricanes but your first obligation is to stay safe. Stay calm even in the presence of devastation. Listen to local news for status assessment and instructions....Always Pray

In brief: Stay Calm ...

39y/o Male asks What should I do returning home after a hurricane? Www.
ready.gov/hurricanes has all the answers you need for before/during/after hurricanes but your first obligation is to stay safe. Stay calm even in the presence of devastation. Listen to local news for status assessment and instructions....Always Pray
Dr. Dora Chizea
Dr. Dora Chizea
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Safety inspection

Be certain to comply with your local authorities recommendations for safety precautions.
In your house you need to do a careful of e valuation. Check the plumbing in the electricity and the appliances. Make sure the pirate lamp on your gas water heater and if you have one on your stove is functioning. Check for damages around the outside and inside of the house.

In brief: Safety inspection

Be certain to comply with your local authorities recommendations for safety precautions.
In your house you need to do a careful of e valuation. Check the plumbing in the electricity and the appliances. Make sure the pirate lamp on your gas water heater and if you have one on your stove is functioning. Check for damages around the outside and inside of the house.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology

In brief: It is hard 2 prepare

4 the shock of finding Ur home impacted by a hurricane.
It may B overwhelming & emotional. It's hard 2 know whether Ur home will B destroyed or have minor damage. In Harvey & Irma, some homes on the same street were fine while others were devastated. B prepared 2 roll up Ur sleeves, search 4 valuable documents/belongings & 2 demolish what needs 2B destroyed. Speak 2 a professional if U need 2.

In brief: It is hard 2 prepare

4 the shock of finding Ur home impacted by a hurricane.
It may B overwhelming & emotional. It's hard 2 know whether Ur home will B destroyed or have minor damage. In Harvey & Irma, some homes on the same street were fine while others were devastated. B prepared 2 roll up Ur sleeves, search 4 valuable documents/belongings & 2 demolish what needs 2B destroyed. Speak 2 a professional if U need 2.
Dr. Barbara Lavi
Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Dr. Rajiva Goyal
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology

In brief: Inspect your home

Inspect your home for damage.
Take pictures of damage, both of the building and its contents, for insurance purposes.

In brief: Inspect your home

Inspect your home for damage.
Take pictures of damage, both of the building and its contents, for insurance purposes.
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
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