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TRICARE Urges Beneficiaries to Prepare for Hurricane Sandy

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The TRICARE disaster information page www.tricare.mil/disasterinfo is updated with TRICARE announcements related to hurricanes, storms and other natural disasters. For the latest information click on the hurricane and tropical storm tab. Handy lists of what military families may need to access health care, such as uniformed services ID cards, records, and prescription bottles are also located on the page. Contact numbers for health care support can be found at www.tricare.mil/contacts.

Beneficiaries should follow any mandatory or voluntary state evacuation orders. Information and tips on disaster preparedness can be found at the Department of Homeland Security web page at www.ready.gov.  The National Hurricane Center offers the latest news at www.nhc.noaa.gov.