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Shelter in Place

Checklist:

  • Get inside
  • Remember outside pets and farm animals
  • Close and lock all doors and windows
  • Turn off air conditioners, ventilation systems or heating units pulling outside air
  • Find a suitable room to use for shelter in place (preferably no windows)
  • Seal any windows with plastic and tape or wet towels
  • Tune into your local TV or radio station for emergency instructions
  • Snacks and games may help the time go faster
  • Do not use the telephone unless it is an emergency
  • Battery powered radio and lots of extra batteries
  • Don't come out unless you are notified by local media or emergency officials