Get Your Home Ready | CDC Covid19 Outbreak Planning Guide

This is a repost from This interim guidance is to help household members plan for community transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages household members to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community. COVID-19 is caused by a [...]

By |2021-03-03T22:07:10-05:00March 30th, 2020|CDC Re-Blog, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Health|0 Comments

CDC Update | People at Risk for Serious Illness from Coronavirus

This is a reblog from the CDC.  On March 11, 2020 WHO publiclyexternal icon characterized COVID-19 as a pandemic. Watch the video below by WHO for more answers about the coronavirus. If you are at higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19, you should: Stock up on supplies. Take everyday precautions to keep space between yourself [...]

By |2021-03-03T22:07:24-05:00March 11th, 2020|CDC Re-Blog, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Health|0 Comments

Volusia & Flagler County Shelters during Hurricane Dorian

Volusia County Shelters 9/1/2019 2:18 PM from Public shelters will open at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 2. Please do not go to a shelter before it opens. General TD Taylor Middle/High, 100 E. Washington Ave, Pierson DeLand High, 800 N Hill Rd, DeLand University High School, 1000 W Rhode Island Ave, Orange City ​Mainland High School, [...]

By |2021-03-03T22:08:52-05:00September 2nd, 2019|Caregivers, Disaster Preparedness|0 Comments

Emergency Preparedness Resources from HCAF

Onyx Home Care is a proud member of the HCAF is the Home Care Association of Florida. Below are emergency preparedness resources put together by HCAF. It is critical to start preparing for Hurricane Dorian, now! The storm has been upgraded to a category 3 or greater located somewhere along the Florida East Coast and [...]

By |2021-03-03T22:08:57-05:00August 30th, 2019|Caregivers, Disaster Preparedness|0 Comments

Preparing Seniors for Hurricane Dorian

During a hurricane, the elderly are especially vulnerable. Seniors are more likely to experience diminished awareness, health problems, access and functional needs and various other limitations. When possible, seniors should find shelter with a family or caregiver. If you are an OHC patient, please let us know if you will be alone during the storm. [...]

By |2021-03-03T22:09:03-05:00August 29th, 2019|Caregivers, Disaster Preparedness|0 Comments
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