PREPARED COOK COUNTY
Build A Kit. Make A Plan. Practice Healthy Habits
Once you are aware of the types of emergencies and disasters that could happen in our area, you are ready to get prepared. Achieving a basic level of preparedness is easy to do and can make the difference between getting hurt and staying safe.
To be safe, plan on protecting yourselves for up to 72 hours. To get started:
BUILD AN EMERGENCY SUPPLY KIT
MAKE A FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS PLAN
Make a family communications plan to help locate and identify each family member during an emergency. There is a family communications plan form In our booklet, Information to Help Individuals and Families Prepare for an Emergency, for you to write in an out-of-state emergency contact, as well as the contact and medical information of each family member. Make copies and give to each family member, including out-of-state contact, and your child(ren)’s school.
PRACTICE HEALTHY HABITS
DECIDE WHERE TO TAKE SHELTER
PLAN WHERE TO MEET IF SEPARATED
Get More Info
Visit any of the following websites for more information about how to prepare for an emergency: