Emergency Preparedness

You need to play a very important part in getting yourself, your family,
and your community ready for a public health emergency.  Public health
for emergencies.

Click here for information about the Ready in 3 plan of action

Drinking water – need at least 1 gallon per person per day, store extra
water for pets.

Nonperishable foods – Choose items that are easy to prepare and do not
need to be refrigerated such as: canned soup, fruit & vegetables; cereal and
protein bars; peanut butter; crackers; baby food and formula if needed; do
not forget your pets, have extra food and supplies on hand for them also.

Medical essentials: Over-the-counter medicines for fever or pain, such as
acetaminophen or ibuprofen; extra prescription medications, talk to your
healthcare provider; protective masks and gloves, single use , disposable;
thermometer; first-aide kit

Personal supplies: Toilet paper, facial tissue, paper towels; feminine
hygiene products; dental supplies; pencil, notebook, board games,
magazines; disposable diapers and other baby supplies, if needed

Household goods: Flashlight; manual can opener; soap; alcohol hand
sanitizer, whistle; blankets; garbage bags with ties; spare batteries/hearing
aide battery if needed; disinfectant bleach/water; candles and matches;
portable radio.