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Hurricane Ian Mental Health Resources
Thousands of Floridians have been impacted by Hurricane Ian, and as relief efforts continue to help communities rebuild, it’s important to prioritize mental health to help heal some of the less visible effects the storm has had on our kids, neighbors, and colleagues.
Post Hurricane Ian Pediatric Survey
As our communities continue to recover from Hurricane Ian, FCAAP would like to ascertain the needs of its members in order to provide the resources and support most needed.
MIAMI AREA: HURRICANE IAN FAMILY DONATION DRIVE FOR MOMS & BABIES
The state of Florida, in partnership with Simply Healthcare and local partners, have announced a disaster relief donation drop off location specifically geared toward mothers and babies.
DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS
If your pediatric practice suffered economic or physical injury resulting Hurricane Ian, help may be available through the state of Florida’s Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan program. Gov. Ron DeSantis activated the program on Tuesday, Oct. 4, making available $50 million in short-term, no-interest loans to affected businesses in 22 Florida counties.
FLORIDA POLICY INSTITUTE LAUNCHES HURRICANE IAN RELIEF RESOURCE TRACKER
Navigating the recovery resources available to the public in the aftermath of a disaster can seem overwhelming. In response, the Florida Policy Institute has created the “Hurricane Ian Response: Safety Net Policy Tracker” to help Floridians harmed by the storm access the assistance they need as quickly and efficiently as possible. The tracker provides the latest information about storm recovery; details about the resources that have been mobilized by federal, state, and local government agencies; and links to apply for assistance.
LICENSED HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS NEEDED FOR HURRICANE IAN RECOVERY
In the wake of Hurricane Ian, the Florida Department of Health (DOH), in conjunction with Volunteer Florida, is requesting the assistance of licensed health care professionals to volunteer their assistance in support of storm recovery efforts. In Florida, more than 200 shelters are in operation to serve displaced Floridians. In addition, rescue efforts continue for those who did not evacuate ahead of the storm.
PARTICIPANTS COMPETE FOR HONORS AT FPP2022
FCAAP is proud to announce the winners of the popular competitions featured at the Future of Pediatric Practice 2022 (FPP2022), held at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts Sept. 2 – 4!
CONGRATULATIONS TO FCAAP’S 2022 AWARD WINNERS!
The Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) is proud to announce its award winners for 2022! The recipients received their awards Sunday, Sept. 4 at a ceremony held during the Future of Pediatric Practice 2022 annual conference, held at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts.
FCAAP APPOINTS NEW OFFICERS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) is proud to announce the election of new officers and board members for the 2022-2023 Board of Directors. Congratulations to the newly elected Board members below who will be formally inducted to the Board on Sunday, September 4, at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts during The Future of Pediatric Practice 2022 annual conference.