Helping Victims of Hurricane Harvey and Preparing for Hurricane Irma

The Endocrine Society is working to help those who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey and those who will be impacted by Hurricane Irma. We are supporting the leadership of ADA and JDRF to help patients, providers, universities, fellows, and others impacted by the storms.

Below is a list of resources, including information on what our partners are doing. In addition, we would like to hear from our members if there is something we could do to help clinicians and researchers continue their lifesaving work. Please contact

Hurricane Irma Preparedness Resources

Local Shelters

A live map of open shelters from the American Red Cross can be found here. You can also contact the American Red Cross directly at 1-800-733-2767.

Local Pharmacies

A list of open pharmacies in the area can be found here.

Health and Human Services Distress Line

If you are in the continental U.S. or Puerto Rico, contact your local Health and Human Services at 211 for assistance or the HHS Disaster Distress Line at 1-800-985-5990.

Federal Aid

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) resources and tips.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Resources from the CDC can be found here.


If you would like to donate diabetes supplies, we are partnering with Insulin for Life to ship necessary items to areas impacted by the hurricane. Get information on what is needed and how to donate. To donate blood or platelets, please visit the American Red Cross' website for a list of nationwide locations.

Other Resources

Hurricane Harvey Resources

We will continue to monitor ongoing events and will update this page as our work progresses.