Fact Sheet: Controlled Substances & Emergency Response FAQs

Developed by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE), this fact sheet:

  • Outlines current guidance that exists regarding the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances during a disaster;
  • Details the challenges that patients, healthcare providers, and emergency managers experience related to the provision of controlled substances during disasters; and
  • Highlights areas of opportunity for developing solutions and targeted planning.

View the fact sheet.

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