Fill water buckets and place them around the house.
Always keep the gas tank at least half full in your vehicles.
Be familiar with your home’s utility boxes (electricity, water and gas).
Turn off any sprinklers and running water.
Shut off the gas and other combustibles, such as propane tanks.
Shut all windows and doors, leaving them unlocked.
Keep shoes near your bed in case you need to evacuate during the night.
Review Sesame Workshop’s “Get Ready” campaign with tips and activities on emergency preparation for families.
Review the Red Cross booklet, “Disaster Preparedness for Seniors by Seniors”.
Keep your refrigerator and freezer doors closed.