Press Release

NEWS ADVISORY: Oscar Health Offering Additional Coverage and Resources to FL Members During State of Emergency

Aug 31, 2019
Aug 31, 2019
As Hurricane Dorian moves through the state of Florida this weekend, Oscar’s priority is to keep you and your community safe. As a member, you have access to the following resources during this time: Emergency prescription refills. If you have authorized refills remaining on your prescription medication, you can get an emergency refill for a 30-day supply of medication from CVS Caremark. If you’re taking specialty medications, you will be contacted by CVS to discuss alternate delivery arrangements if needed. Call CVS at 855-796-7227 to get your prescriptions. Talk to someone. Severe weather events can leave you feeling afraid or in distress. Oscar offers mental health services through Optum so you can talk to someone. Visit our mental health resource page to find a mental health provider or call 855-410-0893. Find care. For non-emergency care, use Doctor on Call to request a consultation online or in the app 24/7. A health care provider will call you back in as little as 15 minutes. They can even have a prescription filled at the nearest pharmacy. For emergency care, either call 911 or visit Adventist (Florida Hospital) or HCA if you’re able to. Find a shelter. In the event you need to evacuate your home, you may be able to seek shelter at any of the following locations:
  • Orlando Union Rescue Mission Men’s Division (407) 423-3596
  • Orlando Coalition For Homeless Men’s Service Center (407) 426-1250
  • Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida (407) 426-1250
  • Orange County Government Dial 311
  • Salvation Army Orlando Women’s Shelter and Services (407) 423-8581
Get food.In the event you find yourself without access to food or water, you can contact the following organizations for help:Orange County
  • Feed the Hungry Ministry by RU Recovery Ministries 407-425-3109
  • Food Pantry by Joy Metropolitan Community Church 407-423-8581 ext.2649
  • Food Pantry by Human Crisis Center, Inc. 407-521-7750
  • Open Arms Ministries by Open Arms Ministries 407-683-7714
  • Pearlman Emergency Food Pantry by Jewish Family Services (JFS) Orlando 407-644-7593
  • Food Pantry Assistance Program by The Salvation Army Orlando 407-423-8581 ext.2649
Osceola County
  • Food Pantry by St. Cloud Community Pantry 407-892-7070
  • Food Pantry by Osceola Christian Ministry Center 407-944-9968
  • Food Pantry by New Hope Bible Church 407-933-4888
Make sure you’re prepared.
  • Stock up on 7 days of supplies including food, water, and medicine.
  • Write down emergency contact #’s
  • Florida Division of Emergency Management 850-815-4000
  • FEMA Disaster Assistance Helpline 1-800-621-3362
Stay alert
  • Follow @FLSERT and @GovRonDeSantis on Twitter for live updates.
  • Go to to find information on how to make a disaster plan, shelters, and evacuation routes.
  • Download the Florida Storms app where you can find the latest news about Hurricane Dorian.
  • Sign up for emergency alerts in your area at AlertFlorida.