Emergency Preparation - Individual Responsibility 

2.1.0 Individual Family Preparation Responsibilities

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  1. Sign up for Pierce County Alert to receive advisory information on an emergency that could impact you.  That will have you receiving notification (wherever you and your family members are) of an incident that may affect you.
  2. Refer to your Fox Island Family Emergency Manual for the first steps in preparing.  No Manual? Click on this link (link to Manual contents coming soon...) to go to the Manual contents which you can read and/or download.
  3. In the Family Emergency Manual, go to Section 2, Page 1 for the basic steps for individual/family preparation.  That Manual will, in the end, guide you back to this FI-Ready.org website for access to more details and resources.
  4. Provide your Block Coordinator with the information needed for making contact with your residence in an emergency.
  5. Be prepared with a minimum of 30 days of water, food, and medicines, and keep your fuel inventories up. See the Bucket List in Resources for help on this.
  6. Make a plan for contacting and for meeting your family members in an emergency (use the Fox Island Bridge being out of service as your base case). Here is a form to get you started (2.1.1).
  7. Install a File of Life pocket onto your refrigerator so any emergency response personnel can be aware of important health info on family members. Keep your 'HELP/OK' sign readily available, too.
  8. Read The Plan, which describes the Fox Island Emergency Response Team's assistance process in a major emergency. The Plan, updated annually, can be found on under the About Us tab of this website.
Last modified on: 3/30/2024