Prepare Your Pantry for April’s “Do One Thing” campaign

Medford, Ore — Every month the City of Medford is encouraging residents to do one simple thing to prepare for an emergency.

This month, the “Do One Thing” campaign is focusing on preparing a food storage plan before disaster strikes.

In case of a major disaster, emergency managers recommend having at least 2 weeks worth of rations.

That includes shelf stable foods like canned goods and dry ingredients like dried milk, pasta and beans that can last long periods of time.

For more information and a look at next month’s “One Thing” visit www.readyMedford.org.

Matt Jordan is the Chief Meteorologist for KOBI-TV NBC5. Matt joined the NBC5 weather team in 2014 after a year as a reporter and anchor in Alexandria, Louisiana. His experience with the severe weather of the Deep South and a love of the Pacific Northwest led him to pursue a certification with Mississippi State University as a Broadcast Meteorologist. You can find Matt working in the evenings of NBC5 News at 5, 6 and 11 as well as online. Matt also has a degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon. In addition to being passionate about news and weather, Matt is a HUGE Oregon Ducks fan. When not rooting for the Ducks or tracking down the next storm over the Pacific, Matt can be found outdoors in the Oregon wilderness with his wife and their German Shepherd named Stanley.
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