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The entrance to the Emergency Department at WCGH will change from September 26-30, 7 am - 7 pm.

Disaster Preparedness Questions

Disaster Preparedness Questions
  1. Do you think your family is relatively well prepared for a disaster?
  2. Have you discussed disaster preparedness with your family?
  3. Do you have 72-hour minimum disaster supplies on hand?
  4. Do you have a 72-hour family disaster supplies kit?
  5. Do you have an emergency supplies kit for each family vehicle?
  6. Are you current in first aid? Are all responsible family members current in first aid?
  7. Are you current in CPR? Are all responsible family members current in CPR?
  8. Do you have operational smoke detectors on every level of your home? Outside bedrooms?
  9. Do you have at least one charged ABC fire extinguisher? Do you know how to use it? Do all family members old enough know how to use it?
  10. Do all responsible family members know when and how to turn off all utilities?
  11. Have you safeguarded the most important family records?
  12. Has your family practices a fire drill within the last year?
  13. Has your family discussed where to meet outside if there is a fire in your home?
  14. Has your family discussed where to meet locally if you cannot get back to your home?
  15. Do you have an out-of-province disaster telephone contact?
  16. Do you know what the disaster plan is for your workplace? For your children’s school and/or daycare centre?

"Surviving a Disaster is Everyone's Business"