Helping to Ensure That No One Goes Without Medicine During a Disaster
Rx Response has a simple mission: to help ensure the uninterrupted flow of medicine to those who need it during disasters that impact public health. As a proven partner to the public, private, and non-profit sectors, Rx Response works year-round to support a resilient bio-pharmaceutical supply chain before, during, and after disasters.
Rx Response provides fast, efficient and reliable communication, information, and problem solving for:
Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
- Manufacturers of Drugs and Biologicals
- Biotechnology Companies
- Trade Associations
State and Federal Government Agencies
- Public Health
- Emergency Management
- Homeland Security
Nonprofits including the American Red Cross
Learn more about how Rx Response serves its members during and outside of emergencies
Need to locate the closest open pharmacy during an emergency?
When activated during an emergency, the Rx Open tool helps to connect individuals with open pharmacies within an affected disaster area.
One of the most exciting things that I came away from the 2015 Preparedness Summit with was a renewed excitement that there is recognition of the professional skills of pharmacists and how they can complement and enhance public health – not only in daily goals, but also in extreme events such as a pandemic outbreak or bioterror response.
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