As the province plans for recovery, the town is beginning to slowly bring back services and reopen some public spaces. Provincial emergency orders and the town’s physical distancing by-law remain in effect. We must all continue to follow guidelines from Public Health officials.
Don’t forget the needs of pets or service animals. The Ontario SPCA suggests that your Pet and Service Animal Kit should include the following items:
Make sure you check your kit twice a year and replace any items that have expired or been used.
Do you know the types of emergencies that could happen in Oakville? Are you prepared for the first 72 hours of an emergency?
As a family, discuss the types of emergencies, what you need to do to prepare, what to do during an emergency/evacuation, and what roles and responsibilities each person will have. Practice your plan regularly.
Learn more about preparing an Emergency Plan.
Make sure you have at least a 72-hour (three-day) supply of food, water and other essentials such as medications for every member of your household. Check your supplies twice a year and replace any contents that have expired or were removed for use.
Learn more about preparing an Emergency Kit.
People with special needs such as young children, elderly family members, persons with disabilities or persons with chronic illnesses require additional consideration in emergency preparedness planning.
Learn more about planning for special needs.
Don’t forget the needs of pets or service animals.
Learn more about preparing an emergency for your pets.