Via Brenda Patrick

Emergency Preparedness Week is always the first full week of May. A presentation to educate and inform on emergency preparedness will be held on Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 7:00 pm at the former site of the Manilla Grill.

Everyone is welcome, and there are some very nice door prizes to assist you in your future personal planning and preparedness! Please watch for some suggested items available at your local retailers.

Build an Emergency Kit

Creating a home emergency kit doesn’t need to take long. Just follow the basic list below and store your collected supplies in an easy to access location.

• First-Aid kit
• Battery-powered or hand-crank radio
• Flashlight and extra batteries
• Whistle to signal for help
• Cellphone with charger (in case you are able to leave Gold River)
• Cash in small bills
• A local map with your family meeting place identified
• Three-day supply of food and water
• Garbage bags
• Dust mask
• Seasonal clothing and footwear

Grab-and-go Bag

In addition to having one at home, create grab-and-go bags for your work and vehicles that contain:

• Food (ready to eat) and water
• Flashlight and batteries
• AM/FM radio
• Medications
• Seasonal clothing
• Blanket
• Cell phone charger
• Pen and notepad
• Personal toiletries
• Small First-Aid kit
• Extra pair of glasses or contacts
• Cash in small bills
• Local map with your family meeting place identified
• Whistle


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1 thought on “Emergency Preparedness Week May 1 – 7”

  1. Please note that this presentation will now be held at THE VAULT. The date and time remains the same…
    Thank you,
    Brenda Patrick

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