Having a Personal Support Network

In an emergency, the first people to check on you will more than likely be your friends, neighbors and family.

Be sure that you include them in your emergency planning. 

· Do they know where your emergency supplies are?

· Do they know where you keep the dog’s leash and the cat kennel so that they can get your pets out of your house if needed?

· Do they know where you keep important information that you would need in an emergency?

Take opportunities to get to know your neighbors and include them in your emergency planning.

The Southwest Utah Public Health Department developed a great guide to developing an emergency plan with a “Preparedness Buddy