After a disaster, medical crews may not be able to reach you quickly. The following resources can help you care for injuries until medical help arrives.
Search medical references for over 950 health issues. You can read about symptoms, causes, treatments, and prevention. (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
Adult First Aid, CPR, AED Ready Reference (PDF, 980 KB)
Get a detailed guide on how to give adult first aid. Learn about CPR, choking, burns, head or neck injuries, stroke, and more. (American Red Cross)
Emergency Wound Care After a Natural Disaster (PDF, 345 KB)
Learn how you can care for minor wounds after a disaster. You can also learn what wounds should get medical treatment as soon as possible and about things that can cause infection. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Traumatic Brain Injury & Concussion
Learn the causes and types of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Get information by topic. You can also learn how to prevent TBI as well as the signs and symptoms. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)