Stamford-based Americares to send supplies to Florida after Hurricane Ian

Stamford-based Americares is prepared to respond to Hurricane Ian.
The nonprofit is sending hygiene essentials, medicine, relief and medical supplies to its partner clinics.
They will also send emergency funding to help repair damaged health facilities.
"Americares has a long history of responding to disasters, especially in Florida. And we're looking at providing health services to our partners we have over 200 partners throughout Florida. And work with these health centers on an ongoing basis," said Betsy Warfield, interim vice president of emergency programs.
An emergency response team will soon deploy to Tampa as well.