How to Prepare for a Pandemic: 9 Things You Need to Know

We need to be aware and be prepared for the potential of a new virus.


Masks (regular ones and N-95’s), sanitizing wipes, hand sanitizing gel, cleaning supplies, and soap should be at the top of your list of how to prepare for a pandemic.

Working From Home

Understand that in another pandemic situation work from home will likely be back. If you plan on being at your job in the long term, then look into the equipment you need to make work from home successful.

Take Care Of Your Health

Beef Up Your Emergency Fund

Improve Your Hygiene

- Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially before eating or touching your face - Wipe down phones regularly with sanitizing wipes - Carry alcohol-based hand sanitizer with you and use it often

Develop Your Hobbies & Interests

A pandemic, and the subsequent lockdown that comes with it, can be very isolating. Knowing how to keep yourself busy at home can go a long way towards keeping up your mental health.

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