Family Disaster Planning - Emergency Kit

   Three days worth of non-perishable food e.g. canned meats, canned fruits and vegetables, peanut butter, granola bars and dry cereals.
   A three day supply of water for each person. (store in plastic containers)
   Flashlights
   Battery - powered radio
   Extra batteries
   Blanket
   First-aid kit
   Medicine
   Manual can opener
   Duct tape and pre-measured plastic sheeting (to seal a room for several hours during a chemical or biological attack)
   Gas tank filled to three-fourths at all times
   Maps in the car
   Tools and special items
   Emergency numbers
   Assign a meeting place in case your family gets separated
   Evaluate your family disaster plan at least once a year

Other informational sites:

www.health.state.ny.us

www.fema.org

www.redcross.org

www.cdc.gov

www.epa.gov

Nicholas A. DeRosa
Director of Health

Oneida County Department of Health
Adirondack Bank Building
5th Floor
185 Genesee Street
Utica, New York  13501

(315) 798-6400
Email:  publichealth@ocgov.net

2003 Oneida County, New York, USA