If you had told me pre-COVID-19, that a pandemic was coming, I would not have believed you. It’s the stuff that movies are made of. Yet here we are in June 2020 … some of us still practicing social isolation, wearing face masks, etc. after 3 months.
I’ve blogged about emergency preparedness before but it’s something that deserves constant repeating. Home
disasters/emergencies can happen at a moment's notice… whether it’s a fire, theft, tornado, etc. Getting prepared for disasters and emergencies can seem like a daunting job. Because many people don't know where to start, they never start at all. So I’m here to help you. If you’re still sheltering in place due to COVID-19, this is the PERFECT time to perform the activities summarized in this blog.
Am I an Emergency Preparedness expert? Absolutely not. But since relocating from New England to South Carolina where we’re more prone to hurricanes, flooding, etc., I’ve taken it upon myself to learn how to better prepare… not only for myself, but for family, friends, clients, etc.
Because I’m no expert, I’m going to summarize the steps recommended by Ready.gov, a national public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters. Suggestions include:
Feeling overwhelmed by all that needs to be done? Then call me. I can help you plan and execute each of these critical steps no matter where you live.
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ~ Benjamin Franklin ~
Brenda Tringali, Organizing & Productivity Pro / Speaker / Trainer
At Your Fingertips Organizing
Serving Greater Myrtle Beach, SC or "virtually" anywhere (via phone/video)
Brenda Tringali is the owner of At Your Fingertips Organizing. She provides Life/Workplace/Residential Organizing & Productivity services to clients in the Myrtle Beach, SC area & “virtually” anywhere via video, phone, etc. Brenda is an active member of NAPO (National Association of Productivity and Organizing professionals). She was also Chair of the NAPOCares Committee which highlights the community outreach efforts of NAPO members, NAPO Chapters, and NAPO Business Partners as they reach out to share the three “T’s” of Social Responsibility: their Time, Treasures, and Talents.