Preparing For A Hurricane
AlohaCare reminds all of its members that our island home can be impacted by severe weather events including hurricanes, storms and tsunamis. Hawaii experiences hurricane season from June to November. We care about you and your family’s well-being, and urge everyone to be prepared.
If you need medical or dental assistance at any time, please contact us.
AlohaCare representatives are ready to assist you Monday through Friday from 7:45 am to 5:00 pm HST.
- On Oahu: 973-0712
- Toll Free for neighbor islands: 1-877-973-0712
- TTY/TDD: 1-877-447-5990
After hours: Call Physicians Exchange directly at 808-206-7660. Please let them know you are an AlohaCare member calling for a same day or next day appointment.
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In Case of Emergency:
If you have an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. Emergency services are covered 24 hours a day, seven days a week without prior authorization.
Your Emergency Kit should include the following:
- 14-day supply of food and water
- Prescription medication
- Batteries or solar powered radio, flashlight and extra batteries for both
- Important documents sealed in a plastic bag
- Whistles, matches, blankets and tarps
- Personal safety and hygiene products including face masks
- First aid kit and medical supplies
- Pet’s food, medications and supplies
- Products for cleaning and sanitizing
As the storm approaches:
- Make and review an emergency family plan
Know your escape routes and understand what each family member needs to do in case of separation, evacuation and communication with loved ones.
- Check in with your neighbors
Senior adults should have a plan during the emergency and may require additional assistance and supplies.
Make sure if you or anyone in your family has a disability, that you have the necessary supplies and equipment needed during an emergency.
Disaster Planning Resources and Guides:
- The following radio stations are recognized as local primary sources of emergency information:
KSSK 590AM, KHPR 88.1FM, K203EL 88.5FM, KIPO 89.3FM, and KRTR 96.3FM
KZOO 1210AM (Japanese), KREA 1540AM (Korean), KNDI 1270AM (Multicultural Language Station that includes: Ilocano, Tagalog, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Laotian, Okinawan, Vietnamese, Samoan, Tongan, Marshallese, Chuukese, Pohnpeian, and English)
NOAA Weather Radio:
- Station KBA99 Serving Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and part of the Big Island on 162.550 & 162.400 MHz
- Station WWG75 Serving Maui, Molokai, Lanai and part of the Big Island on 162.400 MHz
- Station WWG27 Serving parts of the Big Island on 162.550 MHz
- National Weather Service
- Hawaii Emergency Management Agency
CIVIL DEFENSE RESOURCES BY COUNTY
- Website: http://www.kauai.gov/kema
- Notifications Alerts:
- Connect 5: County officials are able to create and rapidly disseminate voice messages regarding civil defense emergencies to thousands of residents, businesses and local agencies in minutes, through a single phone call.
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