Simple steps you can take now to be prepared for a public health emergency.
In the face of emergencies, many people feel lost and helpless. This can be avoided by being prepared for emergency situations:
During or after an emergency, you won’t have time to search for supplies. An emergency supply kit contains the basic items you and your loved ones would need during a public health emergency. This should be prepared in advance!
Keep the kit where you can reach it quickly in case of an emergency-whether you remain at home or evacuate to a safe place. Place the kit in an easy-to-carry container like a trash container, backpack or duffel bag.
Review the contents of your kit periodically to make sure food and water are fresh and prescription medicines are up-to-date. Store the kit in a place known to all household members.
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