Family preparedness checklist

Get Ready Checklist for the _______________________________ family (Download PDF)

  • Two weeks supply of water (one gallon per person per day)
  • Non-perishable food items
  • Medicine
  • Pet food (if needed)
  • Baby food (if needed)
  • Thermometer
  • Flashlight
  • Candles, matches
  • Batteries
  • Portable radio
  • Manual can opener
  • Soap and hand sanitizer
  • Garbage bags
  • Comfort pack with games, etc.
  • Toilet paper and tissues
  • Paper plates, utensils
  • Emergency contact sheet
  • Health information sheet

Date prepared: __________________________________________

Set your clocks, check your stocks!

When it’s time to change your clocks because of daylight savings time, remember to check your kit to make sure your stockpile isn’t missing any items and that the food hasn’t expired. If so, be sure to restock and stay ready.

American Public Health Association