Build an Emergency Kit

As soon as Earling preparedness alert issued check out your emergency kit. It specific to your needs and think about things you may want or need to include, such as:

  • Food
  • Water
  • Extra medications (including over the counter and medications taken as needed), and medical supplies
  • Medical information and medication list
  • Emergency contact information
  • Communication supplies
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Extra supplies for your specific needs
  • Hearing aid batteries, walking stick, oxygen or nebulizer supplies, blood glucose tester, special equipment or hygiene and catheter supplies, feeding equipment, VNS magnet, etc.
  • A radio with extra batteries (consider also getting a NOAA weather radio)
  • Extra cash
  • An extra pair of clothes
  • A pair of heavy gloves
  • Hygiene Supplies
  • First Aid Kit
  • Face mask to protect from dust & debris
  • A copy of a recent color photo or I.D. card and utility bill
  • For identification & proof of address (which may be needed if you must go to a shelter or to re-enter an evacuation area)
  • Add medications, eye glasses, communication and hearing aids including batteries where appropriate