Preparedness & You

Emergency Preparedness and You

 

GET A KIT

Emergencies increase the demand for resources. Preparing now can assure your family's access to essential items during a crisis.

Gather Emergency Supplies

Emergency Financial First Aid Kit

Food Safety during Emergencies

 

MAKE A PLAN

Making preparedness plans help people deal with disasters much more effectively when they do occur.

Develop a Family Disaster Plan

Family Emergency Communications

Preparing Your Pets & Livestock For Disaster

Get Your Children Involved (kids site)

Emergency Preparedness Information from Disability.gov

 

BE INFORMED

Knowledge can empower us to make better decisions. Preparedness Plans call for sheltering in place during certain types of disasters. CDC references the American College of Nurse-Midwives for Emergency Childbirths. http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/pregnantfactsheet.asp

Learn How to Shelter in Place

Emergency Childbirth

Maintain a Healthy State of Mind

Emotional Distress Lifeline

Understand Quarantine and Isolation

History and Laws