Experts suggest that there are things you can do to minimize your risks during a pandemic outbreak.
Have two weeks supply of food and water available: include foods that don’t require heating in the event utilities fail. Water is important is the event that the water supply is interrupted or no longer safe
Stock up on medicines: include basics such as cold and flu medications, have a ready supply of surgical masks if you have to leave the house during the pandemic, lots of soap: everyone from the CDC to the WHO recommends a strict cleanliness regime to prevent the spread of germs. Regularly washing your hands to reduce your chances of catching it.