Print our Go Bag Checklist (or take a photo) and share it with friends & family. Take time NOW to gather the items you would need.


Your “Go bag” can be a backpack or duffel bag. It should be large enough to hold a week’s worth of your personal care and essential items.

What should your “Go Bag” contain:

  • 7-day supply of medications, including names, dosage & doctor contact info
  • Bladder and Bowel care items, including gloves, catheter supplies, pads and any adaptive devices or equipment.
  • Food/snacks & water
  • Warm clothing, consider all different weather conditions
  • Toothpaste, toothbrush, Mouthwash
  • Deodorant
  • Baby wipes or moist towelettes
  • Toilet paper
  • Sunscreen
  • Filtered face mask rated N-95
  • Mobility supplies (transfer board, hand splints, prosthetics etc.)
  • Eye glasses, contact lens supplies, hearing aids
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Some Cash

Your Go Bag should be kept close to the front door for quick, easy access in case you need to evacuate.

(Adapted from Kaiser Permanente)