GRAFTON, Mass. --The Town of Grafton's Emergency Management team has compiled a list of items residents need for emergencies.
Here is a partial list, the full list is attached to the story.
- WATER, one gallon per person per day, for 3 days
- FOOD, at least 3 day supply of non-perishable food
- INFANT FORMULA, DIAPERS
- CAN OPENER, non electric type
- PLATES, CUPS, TOWELS, PLASTIC UTENSILS
- LIGHTER, MATCHES in waterproof container
- RADIO, battery or hand crank with extra batteries
- FLASHLIGHT, regular or Led, with extra batteries
- TOWELETTES, GARBAGE BAGS, BAG TIES, used for personal sanitation
- PET FOOD & WATER, Non-perishable, in waterproof container for 3 days.
- MEDICATIONS, have a list of all needed and keep meds in one place
The Town of Grafton recommends that all residents sign up for the “Code Red” alert system, which will alert you of emergency notifications via land line, cell phone, or text. To sign up click on this link.
If the need arises, an emergency shelter will be set up at the Grafton Municipal Center, 30 Providence Road. At this point, Grafton Emergency Management Director Ray Mead said with temperatures between 50 and 60 degrees, the need does not seem imminent, that residents should stay in their homes and not venture outside, but that if there is a need a bulletin will be sent out.
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