Emergency ‘go bag’ class returns

The Emergency Volunteer Corps of Nehalem Bay will repeat its popular free workshop on what local individuals and families should pack in their emergency “Go Bags” Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon at the fire station in Bayside Gardens.

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Larry Wiedenhoft and Tim Anderson will lead the class, which will cover:

The most important things to have in a Go Bag

How long should someone plan to be away from home

The best place to store a Go Bag

Should Go Bags be taken to assembly sites or shelter?

What is the difference between “shelter-in-place” supplies and those needed in a Go Bag?

How to filter water, and handle sanitation and hygiene during a disaster


Wiedenhoft and Anderson invite people who already have Go Bags to come to the class and learn what’s new.


A number of hard-to-find supplies will on hand at the class and available for purchase at cost.


Questions about the “Go Bag” workshop can be referred to Linda Kozlowski at