During the ice storm in January, situations arose due to power outages that were a matter of life or death for some.
These concerned people who depend on oxygen and other equipment.
About 17 of them, including their caregivers, were taken care of at the Washington County Health Department in Fayetteville for five days.
One of the temporary residents was a quadriplegic man who depended on a breathing treatment.
These were just a few of the Washington County residents with disabilities and other health concerns facing the disaster.