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10 Things You Can Do Now to Prepare for a Pandemic:
  • 1) Take stock of your household. How long could you sustain yourself without being re-supplied?
  • 2) Begin now to work with your doctor and insurance company to obtain extra medications for any pre-existing conditions.
  • 3) Buy extra food and a case of water each time you shop. You should have 1 gallon of water per person per day. Include food that will not need refrigeration.
  • 4) Prepare for being without normal medical assistance, what kind of over the counter medicines might you need? Anti-diarrheal, antihistamine, if you are prone to skin irritations a cortisone cream, cough drops, aspirin or Tylenol, rehydration solution such as Pedialyte for children or Gatorade for adults.
  • 5) Prepare for infection control, gloves, masks, disinfectants; learn about caring for someone who may be infected in your household. Pandemic Protection Kit
  • 6) If you have children consider how they might be occupied during long periods of being kept away from others. Place books and toys in your emergency kit.
  • 7) If you have pets ensure enough food and medication to meet their needs.
  • 8) An alternate method to cook, for example a propane grill. Caution should be used with alternative methods to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning.
  • 9) Sanitation is important in times of infectious disease. Ensure an adequate supply of soap, disinfectant, bleach, paper towels, Kleenex, portable camping toilet or disposable toilet.
  • 10) Talk to your neighbors and encourage each other to prepare. Find out what your community, business and local school are doing to prepare.

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