Before the Event
(See also Shelters and Special Need Residents)
Have a small bag packed with several changes of clothes, one month's supply of medications, important papers and favorite pictures.
Place identification labels on any medical support equipment you would take to the shelter with you, such as wheelchairs, walkers and nebulizers.
Elderly residents are especially at risk in an emergency and should take extra steps to ensure their safety and well-being before a storm. Visit AtRisk - Elderly on how to prepare for an emergency.
Updated May 2012