Are You Prepared for an Emergency?!

If a disaster were to occur, do you feel you and your family are ready?
Did you know that according to the Red Cross, in order to be well prepared you need at least 3 days worth of supplies (which includes food and other necessities)?!

Emergency Kit

Here are 3 easy steps to get ready and be prepared:

Get A Kit – Create an emergency preparedness kit. Your kit should have enough supplies to last you for at least 3 DAYS. Here are 7 things that should be in your kit:

  1. Water
  2. Food
  3. Flashlight
  4. Radio
  5. Batteries
  6. First Aid Kit
  7. Medications

Make A Plan – When making a plan remember the 3Ws:

  1. What to do
  2. Where to go
  3. Who to contact in case of an emergency

Be Informed

  • Learn what disasters might be in your area.
  • Learn different ways you can get important information during an emergency (TV, Radio, etc…)
  • Learn First Aid

And ALWAYS follow 3 Emergency Action Steps:

  1. Check the scene
  2. Call 911
  3. Care for the person that is hurt

*For more information on being prepared visit: Red Cross Ready

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