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Posted on: September 7, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Preparedness Month: Week 1

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Preparedness Month: Week 1, Sept. 5-11: Build A Kit

  • Create or update your emergency supplies with this list:  www.knowhat2do.com/make-a-plan/emergency-kit/  
  • Make sure your emergency kit is ready to go in case you need evacuate. Include: 
    • Enough food and water to last several days.
    • Medication, face masks and disinfectant for everyone in your household.
    • Pet supplies.
  • When building a kit, people with disabilities should consider the items they use daily, as well as life-sustaining items. www.ready.gov/disability
  • Have medication for at least three days in your emergency supplies.
  • Check the expiration date on your emergency supplies, and replace any old items. 
  • Get the kids involved in building their own emergency kit: www.ready.gov/kids/build-a-kit
  • Kids bored? We can help. Check out our online Ready Kids Build A Kit game: www.ready.gov/kids/games 
  • Include your child's favorite stuffed animals, board games, books or music in their emergency kit to comfort them in a disaster.

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