Health Tip: Create a Spring Weather Kit
Pack these emergency essentials
By Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- From tornadoes to thunderstorms to floods, spring weather can be unpredictable. Be prepared with a kit of essential emergency supplies.
Here are items to include, suggested by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
- A flashlight, weather radio and batteries, as well as an emergency evacuation plan for your family.
- Contact information for your family and neighbors, insurance information and medical information.
- A first aid kit, including bandages and antibiotic ointment.
- A supply of non-perishable food and bottled water to last up to five days.
- Sleeping bags, blankets and personal hygiene items.
- An emergency kit for your car.
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