The three-step emergency planning checklist Gallatin County Emergency Management is asking you to follow

The three-step emergency planning checklist Gallatin County Emergency Management is asking you to follow

 

BOZEMAN- After a 4.0 earthquake shook the Bozeman area, Gallatin County Emergency Management is working to arm people with the information needed to be ready at a moment’s notice.

It’s as easy as one, two, three.

Gallatin County Emergency Management’s three-step planning checklist could make the difference if an evacuation order is made.

They say,

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1. Be self-sufficient​

You may not be able to leave your home so you’ll need to self-sufficient, so extra water on hand, food and first aid kits.

All of this can all be kept in a closet that’s easy to get to, you also don’t forget about dog food, you’ll want at least 3 days of supplies.

2. Create a list​

Now if being homebound isn’t a problem and an evacuation order is made having a list of the critical items you would take such as IDs and important documents ​along with keeping them in a spot to get at ​well help in fast movement.

3.    Know the plan​

Last, you’ll want to make a get out of the house plan and go over that with your family along with identifying a relocation spot outside of your neighborhood where you will go and or meet.

​Gallatin County Emergency Management is asking everyone to sign up to receive critical emergency information directly from emergency officials by registering in the community notification system.