"Shelter-In-Place" means to shelter where you are either at home, work, school, or in between.
Prepare to Shelter-In-Place now
Stock up on water (1 gallon per person, per day, for at least 3 days), nonperishable items, and charge phones and/or purchase extra batteries.
Enroll in the Special Needs Registry, if you are oxygen-dependent or have electric medical devices.
Prepare your home. Keep branches trimmed and gutters clear to minimize damage from flying debris or backed-up gutters.
Bring pets inside.
Subscribe to NOLA Ready alerts.
Prepare for extended power outages.
Check that your family's emergency supply kit is stocked and up-to-date.
- Lock doors and windows and close drapes, blinds, and window shades.
- Do not call fire or police departments (911) for information. Public Safety workers will need their lines open for emergency use.
- Call 311 or check ready.nola.gov for answers to your questions.
- Stay inside until officials say otherwise.