Healthy People in a Healthy Environment

Emergency Preparedness: Week 5

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Your Weekly List at a Glance:
  • Gloves- latex / non-latex
  • Plastic or paper plates, cups, and utensils
  • Canned vegetables, soup/stew
  • Toilet paper and paper towels
  • Travel sizes of personal hygiene items- dental care, soap, feminine care, deodorants, etc.
  • Disinfectant, non-aerosol
  • Supplies for baby, elderly or disability needs

Select an emergency contact person outside of the area for family members to call in case they are separated.

Tips for Week Five:

  • Keep a copy of this seven-weeks list in your car to have handy when shopping. Check off items as you go.
  • Make sure that all adults and teens in the family know how to turn off water and electric utilities. Always have a professional turn them back on.
  • Never use a portable home generator in an enclosed area. Follow manufacturer’s instructions.


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