IF YOU GO TO A SHELTER, BE PREPARED FOR AN EXTENDED STAY. WHAT TO BRING:
Prescription medications and medical supplies
Bottled water, battery-operated radio and extra batteries, first-aid kit, flashlight
Bedding, including sleeping bags and pillows
Clothing (five days)
Documents, including driver license, Social Security card, proof of residence
Insurance policies, wills, deeds, birth and marriage certificates, tax records, etc.
Personal hygiene products
Light-weight folding chair/cot
Personal items (books, toys, etc.)
No smoking, alcohol, firearms or pets are allowed in regular shelters.
If you plan to Ride Out The Storm
Assemble Disaster Supplies
PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING FACTS:
The Staff will not be here during the evacuation period.
Emergency personnel (Police & Fire) MAY NOT RESPOND during the storm and will respond only on a high priority basis
after the storm.
Power, water to the building, and telephones may not be functioning after the storm.
Our property does not have underground parking, residents may want to locate public parking garages near the property.
Food and Water:
1 Gallon of water per person per day for at least five days Water for drinking, cooking and bathing will be needed; store enough for family members and pets before the storm.
*Instant coffee/tea/powdered drinks
Canned vegetables *Energy snacks (granola bars, raisins)
*Bread, muffins, bagels
Canned meats *Crackers
Perishable items should be changed or replaced every six months.
Sanitary hand wipes/liquid
Safety pins, assorted sizes
Rolls of gauze or bandages
Aspirin or non-aspirin pain reliever
First aid manual
First aid tape
Extra supply of prescription medication
Cleaning and Storage:
Liquid dish and hand soap
Broom, mop and bucket
Toilet paper, paper towels
Plastic garbage bags, ties
Large plastic zip bags
Plastic storage containers
Paper plates and plastic utensils
Tarpaulin, for temporary roof repair
Assorted nails, wood screws
Pliers, screwdriver, hammer
Heavy cotton or hemp rope
Non-electric can opener, utility knife
Duct & masking tape
Disposable dust mask
Plastic safety goggles
Camping lantern with extra batteries
Games/activities for kids/family
Denture care items
Extra eyeglasses or contact lens supplies
1 gallon of water per pet
Leash or pet carrier, Food and water bowls
Bank account numbers
Family records (birth, marriage, death certificates)
Inventory of valuable household goods, important telephone numbers
Will, insurance policies, contracts, deeds, stocks and bonds
Credit card account numbers and companies
Passports, Social Security cards, immunization records
Recent family/pet photos
Cash or travelers checks, change
After the Storm Be Patient!
Stay tuned to your local radio / television station for the latest advisories. Remain indoors until the official ALL CLEAR has been
DO NOT drive around the city. There will be power lines down and official vehicles responding to emergencies.
DO NOT use your telephone except for emergencies and DO NOT dial 911 unless your emergency is life threatening.
DO NOT drink tap water. The water system may be contaminated and assume there is a Boil Water alert in effect.
working diligently to restore power. TURN OFF all appliances except one lamp.
DO NOT call any utility company (telephone, water, electric) to report a disruption in service.
Keep your refrigerator door closed as much as possible. Eat perishable foods first.
Document any damage with a camera or video before making any repairs. Contact your
insurance company as soon as you are able.
Contact family and loved ones to inform them that you are safe.
Dont Get Complacent
MUST BE REMOVED FROM OUTSIDE AND STORED INSIDE!
ITEMS ON PATIO AREA MUST BE
NO PROPERTY CONFISCATED BY THE HOA WILL BE RETURNED UNTIL FINES ARE PAID!!