Create an Emergency Kit

Are you prepared?

Safety Kit for the Car
Prepare for days at the park, road trips and impromptu picnics by gathering the following supplies:

  • Water bottles
  • Extra sunblock
  • Lip balm with sunscreen
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Baby wipes
  • Granola bars or protein bars
  • Bug spray
  • Bandages and other first aid items
  • Aloe vera gel
  • Basic tool kit
  • Duct Tape
  • Deicer
  • Ice Scraper
  • Blanket
  • Change of clothes
  • Extra shoes

Safety Kit For the House
Be prepared for storm season, power outages and other seasonal weather. Here’s what to include:

  • Gallon jugs of water (at least one per person for at least three days)
  • Sunscreen and bug spray
  • Lip balm with sunscreen
  • Aloe vera gel (or other sunburn soothers)
  • A fully stocked first aid kit
  • Dried or canned food (for at least three days)
  • Can opener
  • Flashlights and extra batteries
  • A few extra rolls of paper towels
  • Infant food or formula (if needed)
  • Pain relief items and other necessary medication
  • Spare cell phone charger, preferably one that works without a power outlet
  • Battery or hand crank–powered weather radio
  • Blankets (one for each person)
  • Tool kit
  • Duct Tape
  • Snow removal tools – gloves, shovels, deicer

This kit should be stored in a large plastic tote in an easily accessible place.