current_event:2020:covid-19_emergency_kit_checklist

  • Protective masks
    • N-95 or better mask to prevent getting infected
    • Surgical mask to prevent infecting others
  • Nitrile exam gloves
  • Protective eye ware
  • Antiseptics and wipes for skin
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Alcohol hand wash
  • Soap
  • Disinfectants for surfaces
  • Dried food
    • Fruits
    • Beans, nuts & peas
    • Meats
  • Protein bars, snack bars, etc.
  • Dry cereals, oatmeals, granolas, crackers, etc.
  • Rice, pasta, etc.
  • Canned food
    • Vegetables
    • Fruits
    • Beans, nuts & peas
    • Meats
    • Soups
  • Drinking water
  • Water purification tablets
  • Electrolytes
  • Stay hydrated if you are sick!
  • Over the counter
    • Cough suppressants, expectorants (some coughing may be beneficial; use lowest dose to make you comfortable)
    • Anti-diarrheal medications
    • Pain relievers (Tylenol, Advil, Aspirin, Ibuprofin)
    • Antacids
    • Laxatives
    • Antibiotic ointment
  • Prescription medications & medical supplies
    • As prescribed
  • Medical kit
    • Sterile bandages
    • Antibiotic ointment
    • Thermometer
    • Feminine products
    • Personal hygiene products
  • Fire starter (matches, lighters, etc.)
  • Flashlights or headlamps with extra batteries
  • Manual can opener
  • Duct tape
  • Multi-tool
  • Cell phone, charger, power bank
  • Portable radio with extra batteries (or hand-crank radio)
  • Plastic bags for trash and storage
  • Books and magazines
  • Games
  • Latex or other sterile gloves (at least two pairs)
  • Sterile dressings to stop bleeding
  • Cleansing agents or soap and antibiotic towelettes
  • Antibiotic ointment to prevent infection
  • Burn ointment to prevent infection
  • Adhesive bandages in a variety of sizes
  • Eye wash solution to flush the eyes or for use as a general decontaminant
  • Thermometer
  • Prescription medications
  • Prescribed medical supplies
  • Petroleum jelly or other lubricant to prevent dryness, chafing, or cracking of the skin
  • Nonprescription drugs and supplies
    • Pain relievers
    • Feminine products
    • Personal hygiene products
    • Antidiarrheal medications
    • Antacids
    • Laxatives
    • Etc.
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Flashlights with extra batteries
  • Battery-powered radios with extra batteries or a hand crank-powered radio
  • Dust masks and work gloves
  • Plastic garbage bags and ties
  • A whistle
  • Cloth face masks to help filter contaminants in the air
  • Towelettes or baby wipes
  • A wrench or pliers to turn off utilities (such as water or gas)
  • Plastic sheeting and duct tape for sheltering in place
  • Universal or wind-up cell phone charger
  • Matches in a waterproof container
  • Games and activities for children
  • current_event/2020/covid-19_emergency_kit_checklist.txt
  • Last modified: 2020/03/20 15:25
  • by leeroy