Be Prepared for Hurricane Season with SERVPRO Brownsville-SPI
Understand, preparing for a storm may come different this year due to covid 19. Although things may be looking on a brighter side, we want you to help protect yourself from getting sick or severely getting ill with covid 19. If you have not yet gotten vaccinated, and you’re interested, look into your local region for more information
Let’s go over some information you may need when preparing for hurricane season:
You want to give yourself time to be prepared:
Meaning stock up on all the good stuff from emergency disaster supplies, water, medicine supplies and food. There’s the option of home delivery for safe way of going about it. However, if that is not the option for you, if in person shopping is your only choice, remember to take precautions to protect you and others around you. Pay attention to any changes or updates in local guidelines about any evacuation plans and shelter. (Including shelters for your pets, if applicable)
If in the event, you may need to evacuate:
Be prepared with a “go kit” with personal necessities. Include items that may also protect you and others if available like germ x, Lysol wipes, Lysol, bar or liquid soap. Of course, pack your essentials from medications, a change of clothes for everyone. (Consider food and water also, in the event your relocated and have no food you’re prepared.
Our blog “sign up for weather alerts TODAY!” posted on 07/02/2021:
We provide an extensive list of weather alerts you can sign up for and stay updated on storm updates in your region. Find out where your local public shelter is and if it when needing to evacuate its open for the public, your shelter may be different this year due to covid 19.
We care for the safety of our pets as well:
with that being said have a disaster kit ready for them as well. Get more information on the disaster shelter you have chosen to see if they accept pets. Normally, when they do, they pets are housed in a differed area separate from the people.
If you will be staying with friends:
Go over any details in plans with your relative, assure that you all are on the same page. Remember to take your “go kit”. You may not need to take food or water if you are staying with a relative or clothing. That is why it is crucial to go over details with your chosen relative and know what would be needed to take. (Always remember personal/important medication/documentation for traveling).
If you under go any damages during a catastrophic event, call SERVPRO East Mission/ South Edinburg. When being the professionals in clean up and restoration we assure you an experience “Like it never even happened.”