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Food, Water, and Medical Supplies - Flu Information from DSL

Items to have on hand for an extended stay at home:


Food and non-perishables

  • Ready-to-eat canned meats, fish, fruits, vegetables, beans, and soups
  • Broth/bouillon cubes/packets or other dehydrated soups
  • Protein, energy and/or fruit bars
  • Instant cooked hot cereals
  • Dry cereal or granola
  • Peanut butter or nuts
  • Dried fruit
  • Crackers, jelly 
  • Tea, honey 
  • Applesauce
  • Macaroni & cheese
  • Canned Juices
  • Bottled water
  • Powdered milk 

Medical, health, and emergency supplies

  • Tissues, sanitary products
  • Alcohol-based (60-95%) hand wash 
  • Medicines for fever, such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen
  • Throat lozenges
  • Cleansing agent/soap
  • Anti-diarrheal medication
  • Vitamins
  • Rehydration solutions, such as Gatorade.