Texas members: Are you in the path of Tropical Storm Harvey?

If you are in the path of Tropical Storm Harvey, plan now! How to manage asthma in case of power outage or evacuation: 

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  • K8sMom2002

    Great reminders, Mel! 

    I understand from and that Harvey is now a hurricane and expected to make landfall as a major hurricane.

    More here on Weather Underground's article: 

    This storm is predicted to be slow moving, and flooding can cause all manner of issues and troubles. Let us know how we can help and check in when you can! We're here for you!

  • K8sMom2002

    My niece is okay!! But 300k are out of power across Texas, and flooding is going to be a significant problem.

    Saying prayers and sending good for all of those affected!

    Check in when you can!

  • K8sMom2002

    For all those of our members in Texas, I'm hoping you're dry and safe! 

    Just saw this on the National Weather Service twitter feed, and it's …

    Check in when you can!

  • K8sMom2002

    Just an update —  On the news last night, I saw incredible stories of bravery and danger, and my heart goes out to all these folks in the path of this storm. 

    Many of our members in Houston, and the surrounding areas of Texas and into Louisiana, continue to be affected by Hurricane Harvey and the ensuing flooding. If you are in the affected area and want to help, we have listed the name of an agency who is accepting allergy-friendly food donations, with delivery instructions so the food can make it safely to those who need it.

  • K8sMom2002

    Thinking of all the folks who were impacted by this storm — not just in Texas, but Louisiana and now in Tennessee … 

  • Kathy P

    Mold is a serious issue in any area where there is flooding. It grows quickly even before the water recedes. Mold can be an asthma trigger. Everyone needs to protect themselves when cleaning up after a flood, but this is particularly important for anyone with asthma or allergies to mold.

    See the . If you know someone in the areas affected, please share this important information with them. The easiest way is to use click the link to the blog, then use the "sharing" buttons that will be on the side or bottom. If you want to email it, click the "+" and then select email.