Are You Prepared?

Are you prepared for an emergency that may require you to stay home and care for your personal or family health needs?

Types of Emergencies


  • Widespread flu or infectious disease outbreak, 
  • monsoon flooding, 
  • power outages, and 
  • fire 
Different events require us to prepare differently. However, in all circumstances, planning ahead could make all the difference in how well you and your family handle a crisis.

Start Planning Now


We have researched checklists and online tools, and have found useful reading that may help you become more knowledgeable about preparedness. Taking a few moments now and explore the website for ideas and checklists to help you get ready. Visit our Be Ready page for more information.

Time Saver Tip


Put aside a few extra items at home, at your workplace or community center. Set aside time to have these discussions with your family, your employer or employees, neighbors, co-workers, and local community today. Visit Ready.gov and review checklist materials and planning materials that can save you time and help you get organized. If you would like to read more, please visit our Be Ready page.