Emergency Preparedness - Be Ready to Shelter in Place
Be Ready to Evacuate
Identify two emergency exits in case one is blocked, and pick a spot outside the home where members of the household should meet.
Prepare family contact plan.
Review the plan regularly with family members.
Turn on battery operated or wind-up radio for emergency information. Emergency alerting system radio stations: WKDN – 106.9 FM, WBZC – 88.9 FM, WFPG – 96.9 FM, WWJZ – 640AM
Attempt to call Samaritan at 1-800-229-8183 or any phone problems call 1-866-771-7084 for status update.
A Samaritan Representative will attempt to contact you; if you require immediate assistance, contact 911.
You should try to make arrangements to be self sufficient for up to 72 hours. Recommendations to consider include: a supply of water (one gallon per person per day), non-perishable packaged or canned food including a non-electric can opener, prescription medications, first aid kit, flash light, batteries, cell phone.
Each municipality has an Emergency Management Plan. If necessary, their representative may contact you on behalf of Samaritan Hospice.
Have at least ½ tank of gas in car at all times. Keep all phones charged.
Prepare “Go Bag” in case of need to evacuate:
Important documents in water proof bag (including family contact plan)
Personal hygiene items, medications, batteries, flashlight, radio, phone
Bottled water and non-perishable food (granola bars)