Health

Durable Medical Equipment & Assistive Technology Replacement 

Resources for replacement and repair of medical equipment lost or damaged due to Harvey, including wheelchairs, walkers, canes, communication devices, and other needs are listed on the Houston Recovers website.

Health Tips for Entering a Flooded Home

Tips for entering a flooded home from the American Thoracic Society.

Metrolift

Rides for seniors are available from Metro.  Please fill out this form.

Who is eligible?

  1. Persons with disabilities who are unable, without the assistance of another person, to board, navigate, ride or disembark from an accessible local bus.
  2. Persons with disabilities who can use an accessible vehicle but want to travel on a bus or rail route that is inaccessible.
  3. Persons with disabilities who are prevented from getting to and from the local bus due to their disability. Eligibility is based on a functional limitation preventing the patron from walking or rolling to a bus stop without assistance from others.

Clinics

Harris Health System is offering $8 copay for medication and can help with medical equipment.  Please look for the closest facility on their website.

Legacy Clinic offers care on a sliding scale and has locations around town.  Below is a map of Legacy Centers in the Houston area.

Legacy Centers

Walgreens @ Tidwell Prescription Refills

Walgreens @ 6610 Tidwell is refilling maintenance medication prescriptions (eg. blood pressure, diabetes) lost due to Harvey at no cost. Patients can call (713-633-2230) or go to the pharmacy (open 7am-11pm). If the original prescription was filled by a different pharmacy, bring old pill bottles with you to provide verification of your prescription.

Healthy Habits

Tips for staying healthy during Harvey recovery, including info for entering flooded homes.