State Rep. Urging Hoosiers to Prepare For National Disasters

September is emergency preparedness month, and State Representative Chris Judy of Wabash is urging families to get ready for the unexpected.

With so many things to juggle while in a crisis, many families forget crucial details such as packing all necessary medications and food for pets.

At Ready.gov, you can learn lifesaving skills like CPR and how to administer first aid.

In Indiana, it’s especially important to know how to respond in case of fire or flooding.

Officials say make an emergency plan early, have canned food packed and ready and finally, remember to shut off water and gas.