Winnebago County Health Department

PHE Family Preparedness

FAMILY AND PERSONAL PREPAREDNESS

It is recommended that individuals and families prepare an emergency kit in the house that will be sufficient for approximately 72 hrs (3 days) without food, water and power. It is estimated that a basic supply of essential items will be available after 3 days following the onset
of any emergency.

This 3 day supply is also suggested as preperation for public health emergencies in the event of the closure of services within Winnebago County.

The following links will bring you to information specific websites that will provide a wealth of information.

 

FEMA PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION
http://www.fema.gov/plan/index.shtm


http://www.ready.gov/america/_downloads/FamilyEmergencyPlan_BLANK.xls

 


NEED INFORMATION ON SPECIFIC THREATS? FOLLOW THESE LINKS:

 

   TORNADOES

 



    


   FLOODING

 

 




   THUNDERSTORMS

 

 

   EARTHQUAKES