Emergency Kit

     

We are Local People Caring for our Neighbors!”

Hamilton County Public Health promotes, preserves and protects the health of all residents of Hamilton County.

Checklist:

Assemble your own home emergency kit with this checklist.  Prepare NOW by gathering these common household items and storing them in a duffel bag, plastic container, backpack or box.

Check the Circles when complete!

O   Portable radio and extra batteries.

O   Flashlight and extra batteries.

O   Matches and candles.

O   List of important phone numbers, local and out of town.

O  Prepaid phone cards.

O   First Aid Kit with manual.

O   Essential medicines and eyeglasses.

O   Copies of prescriptions and identification.

O   Non-perishable foods.

O    Utensils - can opener, knife, eating utensils.

O    Personal toiletries.

O   Baby food & supplies.

O   Recent family photos for identification.

O   Credit card, and cash, bills and coins.

O   Basic tool kit, tape, gloves.

O   Drinking water, 3 gallons per person.

O   Chlorine Bleach/Water purification tablets.

O   Pen, pencil, paper.

O   Toys, playing cards, games, books.

O   Extra clothes, shoes, blankets.

O   Plastic bag & ties.

O   Plastic bucket with lid.

O   Toilet Paper.

O   Paper towels, plates, cups.

O   Pet food and supplies.

O   Extra car keys.


 

*    Date and replace food, water, and batteries every 6 months.

*    Check and update supplies annually.

 

 

 


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