If you live in Sonoma County, you know it’s a beautiful place to live, but it is no stranger to acts of nature. Whether for earthquakes, fires or any other unexpected situation, an emergency kit is vital for comfort when the unexpected happens. Use this guide to help you build your own emergency kit or improve upon your existing one.
Start With the Basics
Begin with the most important items. Purchase an easy-to-carry backpack or a bin that can easily be loaded into your car to store your items.
Build a First Aid Kit
A first aid kit should include everything needed for minor emergencies.
You need to be able to identify yourself. Fill a folder with the following:
Other Things to Keep in Mind
In addition to nutrition, safety and first aid, consider your specific situation. If you have small children, back baby and toddler supplies and some activities to keep them busy. Stock up on pet food and medication as well as a sturdy crate for cats or small dogs. Don’t forget electronics chargers and extra cash.
When an emergency occurs, having the proper health and life insurance will give you peace of mind. Find out what policies your family might need by contacting Sackett Insurance.