Healthy People in a Healthy Environment

Emergency Preparedness: Week 4

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Your Weekly List at a Glance:

  • Disposable camera with flash to document damage
  • Utility knife and or scissors
  • Trash bags- heavy duty
  • Matches in waterproof container
  • Sanitizing wipes
  • Extra set of car and house keys
  • Fruit- canned or snack pack

Pack a “go bag” with a condensed version of your home emergency kit in case you need to relocate temporarily. If evacuating a note with detailed information.

Tips for Week Four:

  • Dried fruit can be a good substitute for canned fruit.
  • Stay in the habit of keeping your gas tank half full and keeping your cell phone charged.
  • If you evacuate, remember your home or car phone charger.


1.   Get together with members of your community to discuss disaster planning.
Source: Baltimore County Health Department Caring About Preparing program.

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