Important Documents

Seal copies of your important documents in freezer bags and place them in waterproof containers. These include:

  • Identification and Social Security cards (to resume benefits).
  • Family and friends' contact information.
  • Lists of medications.
  • Doctors' and pharmacists' contact information.
  • Bank account numbers.
  • Serial numbers/style for mobility and medical devices.
  • Health cards and medical alerts.
  • Birth certificate, immigration documents or guardianship decrees.
  • Medicaid/Medicare ID and food stamp ID.
  • Insurance information (keep up-to-date.)
  • Eyeglasses and denture information.
  • See Service Animal/Pet Preparedness Checklist.


The Prepared Lifestyle


Find more information like this in The Prepared Lifestyle.

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