For Immediate Release:
September 14, 2018 — Phoenix, AZ
STATEMENT: PEPID, LLC, the leading provider of point-of-care medical information and clinical decision support, gives free access of PEPID’s Suites to first responders and clinicians within the emergency crisis area affected by Hurricane Florence until October 31, 2018. These suites are able to be used without internet access after initial download to a smartphone or tablet.
Hurricane Florence was at its peak days before landfall as a category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 140 mph. On September 14, 2018 Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, at 7:15 am Eastern time. As a Category 1 hurricane, Florence moved 6 mph with maximum sustained winds near 90 mph.
By the end of September 14, Florence slowed to 3 mph, and developed into a 350-mile-wide tropical storm, with winds at 45 mph. The now tropical storm Florence has dumped massive amounts of rain, flooding 1,200 roads and displacing thousands in North Carolina, putting 343,000 people were without power.
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A leader and trusted name in mobile and integrated point-of-care solutions for over 24 years, PEPID, LLC supports over 1000 healthcare institutions across 159 countries. Their wide range of profession-tailored suites is backed by unbiased, regularly-updated disease and drug content from an in-house editorial team of healthcare professionals, and over 30 authoritative content partners.