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Preparing for Emergencies

Preparing for EmergenciesIn today’s day and age there are all sorts of emergencies one might find themselves facing. That being said how can you best prepare for an emergency? First of all how can you be prepared for natural disasters? One thing you can do is build an emergency kit. Make sure you have food, water, and clothing ready to grab in the event of an emergency and you are evacuated from your home.

Another great idea is to create a family plan so all your family members know what to do, and where to meet up in the event of a natural disaster and you all are separated from one another. Another great tip is to place larger and heavier objects lower to the ground because then you don’t have to worry about them falling from a high place and harming you. What about preparing for a pandemic? Just like with a natural disaster you will want to make sure you have a good supply of food and water incase grocery stores and other places are closed for an extended period of time. If you are own prescription medication, always make sure you have a good supply incase pharmacies are shut down and you can’t get a refill.

Many pharmacies offer 3 month supplies these days. Make sure you also have a good supply of over the counter medications such as Advil or other pain medication, vitamins, cold remedies and drinks with electrolytes such as Gatorade. What about preparing for a car accident? Although a car accident might not be as devastating as one of the events I have previously mentioned, it still can be physically and financially. One way to prepare for car accidents is to make sure and have good car insurance.

Advance is a great resource in Nevada for car insurance. They know their stuff and can help you find the best coverage for your needs and budget. You can also prepare for an auto accident by having basic first aid supplies in your car, or things like blankets and a sleeping bag in case it is cold outside and you have to wait awhile for the police to come. Whatever emergency you are preparing for, make sure you have a plan because these tend to happen when we least expect it.


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