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ETMC Crockett Home Health presents disaster preparedness

Home Health Disaster Prep 

 

 

Tips included tornado readiness 

ETMC Home Health Marketing Representative Jennifer Patton, RN presented an informative program on emergency preparedness and the importance of having a plan for natural disasters to the Diabetic Support Group on Tuesday, May 10, at the Crockett Resource Center for Independent Living. 

She discussed how to prepare for natural disasters and highlighted such areas as having a three day supply of food and water on hand, medication list, medications and information, first aid kit, battery powered radio, evacuation plans, and a care plan for pets. She also discussed what to do if a tornado was in the area and where to locate in your home. 

 Door prizes designed to help with preparation for natural disaster, such as flashlights and containers for important documents, were awarded.