Laurie G. Combe, MN, RN, NCSN
National Association of School Nurses
Hurricane Harvey has given the Texas/Louisiana Gulf Coast quite a week! After worrying that I had cancelled NASN travel without true cause, I learned differently very quickly. The rain that started slowly became incessant, causing the Houston airport to close for several days. We kept watch over our streets, the TV, the river and creek gauges, our front door, hoping we would not succumb to flood waters. We checked with our friends to be sure they were safe. We responded to safety inquiries from friends around the United States.
Thankfully, our home is dry and ...