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Personal Preparedness
Being ready for a disaster or other public health emergency can be difficult.  It cannot be predicted when or where one of these events may occur; however, certain steps can be taken to be better prepared. 1) Assembling a disaster supply kit, 2) developing a personal and/or family disaster plan, and 3) staying informed of potential disasters are the key steps in preparing for emergency situations. During emergency situations, staying calm and using common sense are always the best defense.
 
Below are resources to help you take the key steps and become prepared. These resources include: "It's a Disaster" preparedness manual, Your Family Disaster Plan brochure, Your Family Disaster Supply Kit brochure, and more. For any additional information, please call the Wasatch County Health Department at 435-657-3302 or click on the links listed on the right side of this webpage.
 
Personal Preparedness Materials
This guide provides information about how to prevent getting the flu, how to prepare for a pandemic, and what to do if you or someone in your home has the flu.
 
  
This 68-page e-book is a great resource for anyone interested in emergency preparedness. It is a condensed version of the 249-page hardcopy available at the Health Department. Topics include: Disaster Preparedness/Prevention; First-Aid; Emergency Contacts, and more. 
  
This 32-page booklet was created by Wasatch County Emergency Management. It is divided into two sections: Personal Emergency Planning and Response to Specific Disasters. The booklet also provides emergency contact information for local and state agencies.
  
This brochure provides a brief summary on the essential components of a family disaster plan. 
 
 
   
This brochure provides a brief summary of the essential components of a family disaster supply kit.
 
 
This 14 page document assists you in prepraing a disaster foods storage supply and 72-hour kit in small steps over a six month period.
 
 
Other Resources
FEMA's IS-22 "Are You Ready?" online course
 
 
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