The Emergency Volunteer Corps of Nehalem Bay has published a new disaster preparedness guide available to residents of north Tillamook County.

The 18-page booklet entitled “How Prepared Are You?” includes checklists and detailed information on what to do should a disaster happen.  There are family communications plans, evacuation Go Bag supply lists, plus additional items that should be stockpiled in advance, including water, food, sanitation, and hygiene supplies in case the area is isolated from outside help for up to three weeks.

Read or download and print the booklet and keep it on hand.  EVC Preparedness Guide.

Copies will also be available at the Manzanita Farmer’s Market Friday, Septmber the 16th.  The market opens at 4 p.m.