Many Nursing Homes Underprepared for Hurricanes

Photograph of a hurricane battering a coastal city
January 19, 2023

One in 10 nursing homes in U.S. coastal regions is at risk of exposure to severe hurricane-related flooding. But while nursing home residents are disproportionately more susceptible than the general population to injury and death due to environmental disasters, a significant number of at-risk facilities may be inadequately prepared for hurricane-related inundation in certain coastal regions, a new Yale study finds.

Read more at Yale School of Medicine.