Hurricane Sandy Health Resources

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The following resources are available to the CUNY community and include outside agencies offering support and services to students, faculty, and staff dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Please refer to this website  for information and updates, particularly to access services for students.

Disasters Safety

Disasters Safety  & Preventing Illness after a Disaster (En Español)

Protect Yourself from Animal- and Insect-Related Hazards After a Disaster

Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning After an Emergency (En Español)

NYC Poison Control Center

More info about Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
(En Español)

Preventing Hypothermia (En Español)

Trench Foot (En Español)

Tetanus Prevention After a Disaster


Food and Water Safety

Keep Food Safe after a Disaster or Emergency  

(En Español)   (Chinese) <pdf>

Drinking Water

NYC Drinking Water

Breezy Point Water Issues <pdf>

What to Do After the Flood (well water)

Safe Use of Dry Ice <pdf>



Interim Immunization Recommendations for Individuals Displaced by a Disaster. Learn more.

Find out what Immunization Recommendations for Disaster Responders and Volunteers should have. Learn more


Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP): Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP) provides prescription drugs and limited durable medical equipment (DME) to individuals affected by a disaster of national significance with no other health insurance. Learn more

Information Regarding Insulin Storage and Switching Between Products in an Emergency

Clean Up Safely after Floods

Flood Water After a Disaster or Emergency (En Español)

Reentering Your Flooded Home (En Español)

Cleaning and Sanitizing With Bleach after an Emergency (En Español)  Chinese <pdf>

Respiratory Protection for Residents Reentering Previously Flooded Areas and Homes

Mold After a Disaster

Getting Rid of Mold <pdf>

Protect Yourself from Mold (En Español)

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University Resources

For Faculty & Staff:

  CUNY/WorkLife Program (for CUNY employees) – a voluntary, free and confidential support and counseling service; info at  CUNY/WorkLife Program website.

To log in use company code: CUNY

For Students:

Click here for your local Campus Counseling Resources

Click here for Hurricame Sandy Mental Health Resources