GoKitEnglish

 
“Be Ready”
Emergency Preparedness
& Your Medications
By
Susi Rodriguez Shapiro, M.S.G.
Picture of Fire, A police officer taping off an area, a doctor, and a question mark
The words Earthquake with pictures of earthquake aftermaths
 
EARTHQUAKES
ƒ
We Can’t PREDICT Them …
ƒ We Can’t PREVENT Them …
ƒ We Can Only PREPARE for
Them …
 
Picture of two people underneatha table holding on to the legs of the tableSo What Should We Do?Picture of parent with child underneath a table
• DROP
• COVER
• HOLD-ON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
After an EarthquakePicture of a doctor attending a girl and a radio
► Check for Injuries – Provide
First Aid
► Check for Safety & Gas Leaks
► Expect After-Shocks
► Turn on Radio & Listen for
instructions from public safety
agencies
► Calm Yourself Down
► Activate Your Plan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Picture of 2 story houses, a man climbing a ladder, fire extinguisher, medicine, and a wrench
Survival Items to keep on Hand
►Fire Extinguisher
►Wrench / Crow Bar
►7-day Rx Medications
►Portable Fire Escape
Ladder for 2nd floors
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Picture of two people wearing Go-Kits bags on their back                So What Should Be In A Go-Kit ???Picture of a GoKit, which includes: Glasses, water, medicine, a flashlight, file of life card
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A water bottle and medicine box
“Go-Kit”
 
Preparation
►Ensure you have 7-days of Rx Meds in your
“Go Kit” and a bottle of water
►Have a list of your meds by name, including
dose and frequency.
►“File of Life” packet
 
 
 
 
A picture of a passport, identification, and social security cardA picture of small amounts of money, digital records/invetory, and copies of insurance policies
 
 
Include COPIES of:
Digital Records / Inventory
COPIES of Insurance Policies
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For Re-Uniting Missing people or PetsPicture of a family with a dog, picture of a dog, and a picture of a dog and cat
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A picture of a File of Life cardEmergency Info
Additional Items to Consider:
►Food (non-perishable)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Canned Food, Glasses, Toilet Paper, Extra Pair of Underwear, Hand Sanitizer, Socks, and Pet Food
►Roll of Toilet Paper
►Disposable Underwear
►Spare Eye Glasses
►Hand Sanitizer
►Extra Underwear & Socks
►Pet Supplies (food, leash, carrier, etc)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sticky Note with the word "Update" and a wallet of cash
If You Have To Evacuate
► Leave a Note in Plain
Sight saying Where
YOU Can Be Found
► Money (small denominations)
► Take Your “Go Kit”
(Important Docs, Rx Meds,
Basic Supplies)
 
Car Mini-Survival Kit
►Non-Perishable Food / Energy Bars
►Bottled Water
►Pre-Moistened Towelettes / Sanitizers
►Emergency Blanket
►Sealable Plastic Bags / Roll of
Toilet Paper
►Flashlight (Fresh Batteries)
►First Aid Kit
►Sturdy Shoes or Boots
 
 
 
 
 
 
The words Earthquake with pictures of earthquake aftermaths
 
Picture of a GoKit, which includes: Glasses, water, medicine, a flashlight, file of life card
Remember . . .
►Put YOUR name on the
front of the Go-Kit
►Put it in a Safe & Easy
place to find
►Check the kit often
►Refresh items as
needed
►BE PREPARED!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Resources & Websites
► “BE READY” Classes
► Federal Emergency Mgmt Agency (FEMA)
► Community Emergency Response Teams
► . . . and More
 
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or
City Operator “311”