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2019 Hurricane Information For World Wide Health Services Adult Day Center Employees, Participants,

As Hurricane season is near, World Wide Health Services would like to provide preparation tips of basic tools and supplies that are recommended to have as preparation during a Hurricane. Please see a list below obtained from FEMA Emergency Supply List.

Basic Hurricane Safety Kit

1. Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation

2. Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food

3. Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with

tone alert and extra batteries for both Flashlight and extra batteries

4. First aid kit

5. Whistle to signal for help

6. Dust mask, to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct

tape to shelter-in-place

7. Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation

8. Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities

9. Can opener for food (if kit contains canned food)

10. Local maps

11. Prescription medications and glasses

12. Infant formula and diapers

13. Pet food and extra water for your pet

14. Important family documents such as copies of insurance policies,

identification and bank account records in a waterproof, portable

container

15. Cash or traveler’s checks and change

16. Emergency reference material such as a first aid book

17. Bag or warm blanket for each person

18. Consider additional bedding and complete change of clothing

19. Household chlorine bleach and medicine dropper – When diluted nine

parts water to one part bleach, bleach can be used as a disinfectant. Or in

an emergency, you can use it to treat water by using 16 drops of regular

household liquid bleach per gallon of water. Do not use scented, color safe

or bleaches with added cleaners.

20. Fire Extinguisher Matches in a waterproof container

21. Feminine supplies and personal hygiene items

22. Mess kits, paper cups, plates and plastic utensils, paper towels

23. Paper and pencil Books, games, puzzles or other activities for children

n the event of a hurricane or hurricane warning, all members, participants, and employees of World Wide Health Services will be informed via phone, email and through automated phone recording that will keep each member, participants, and employee updated as soon as possible of all events. It is up to the management team and director of the facility to issue the facility closing hours. All members, participants, and employees will be informed as soon as possible. Letters informing participants, members and employees of hurricane season have already been mailed and sent out and have been provided throughout the facility. To ensure the safety of our community, members, participants, and employees, during any storm World Wide Health Services is urging everyone to stay safe and prepared for any weather. Should there be any help required that we can be of assistance to help you prepare, please feel free to give us a call at 1-800-409-3804.

During severe hurricane weather alerts and orders for evacuation, the facility will remain closed and shut down for the period of the storm. Once World Wide Health Services receives the all clear and our facility is deemed safe, has running water and electricity we will then open up to assist the community the best way that we can and to the best of our capability.

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