- Activated charcoal (use only if instructed by poison
- Adhesive tape
- Antiseptic ointment
- Band-Aids (assorted sizes)
- Birth certificates
- Cold pack
- Diapers, if you have a baby
- Disposable gloves
- Gauze pads and roller gauze (assorted sizes)
- Hand cleaner
- Nonperishable pet food
- Plastic bags
- Scissors and tweezers
- Small flashlight and extra batteries
- Syrup of ipecac (use only if instructed by poison
- Triangular bandage
- Warm coat
Assembling a Go Bag:
“go bag”–a collection of items each person might need in the event of an evacuation.
- Copies of your important documents in a waterproof and portable container (insurance cards, photo ids, proof of address, deeds and titles to property, and other such items).
- Extra set of car keys and house keys.
- Credit and ATM cards and cash, especially in small denominations (have $50 to $100 on hand).
- Bottled water and nonperishable food such as energy or granola bars.
- Flashlight, battery-operated AM/FM radio and extra batteries.
- Medication and other essential personal items
- A complete first-aid kit.
- Sturdy, comfortable shoes, lightweight rain gear, and a Mylar blanket.
- Contact and meeting-place information for your household, and a small regional map.
- Child care supplies or other special care items.
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