Hurricane Preparedness

Since our Official Hurricane Season started on June 1st, the following is something that you might want to think about:

Suggested items for your family’s emergency preparedness kit:

  • Water – one gallon per person per day, for drinking and sanitation
  • Food – at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food
  • Battery-powered radio and extra batteries
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Whistle to signal for help
  • Filter mask or cotton T-shirt, to help filter the air
  • Moist towelettes for sanitation
  • Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
  • Manual can opener for food (if kit contains canned food)
  • Plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter in place
  • Garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation
  • Unique family needs, such as daily prescription medications, infant formula or diapers, pet food, and important family documents