Emergency Preparedness Info for People with Blood Disorders

Anyone in need of emergency medical assistance should call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.


Cooley’s Anemia Foundation


Family Emergency Kit Checklist

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Hemophilia Federation of America

National Hemophilia Foundation

  • Steps For Living Emergency Preparedness
    Find information on emergency planning, essential items to bring to the ER or hospital, wearing a medical alert ID, keeping extra supplies on hand, and emergency preparedness for college students.
  • Recommendation Regarding Home Factor Supply
    All patients with hemophilia, regardless of whether they are on home treatment or not, need an emergency supply of factor for self- infusion or to take to the nearest emergency department or medical facility.
  • If your Hemophilia Treatment Center closes because of a declared emergency or disaster, contact HANDI, the NHF’s Information Resource Center at 1-800-42-HANDI (800-424-2634) for information about other HTC locations and other emergency resources. For information during non-emergency times or regular business hours, HANDI staff members are available Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm EST, to answer your questions. Call 1-800-42-HANDI (800-424-2634) or email handi@hemophilia.org.

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