HOUSTON – Power outages are a big concern for many residents when severe weather strikes, especially if you have a medical condition.
According to the Texas Office of Public Utility Counsel, most utility companies keep a list of critical care and chronic condition consumers.
Being on this list does not guarantee your power will be restored immediately, but emergency services workers can access this list to see who may need immediate attention.
If you have a medical condition that requires electric hospital beds, wheelchairs, oxygen and refrigerators for special medication.
You probably land under one of these two statuses:
-for consumers who are on life support equipment.