The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program through Aug. 15. If someone person has lost medicine or medical supplies due to the 2017 hurricanes and do not have insurance, he or she may qualify for a free 30-day replacement of certain drugs and other medical supplies.
Check with your pharmacy or call 855-793-7470 before Aug. 15.
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development allocated more than $2.3 billion Tuesday to support the long-term disaster recovery process in hard hit areas in 15 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands, according to a HUD news release. According to HUD, the U.S. Virgin Islands is getting $53.59 million of that, bringing HUD’s total USVI allocated funds to $1.92 billion. #visource#usvi#news... See MoreSee Less
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