Kansas To Officially Declare October “Zombie Preparedness Month”

You might know to aim for the brain and that if one bites you, you’re a goner — but how else could you possibly prepare for the inevitable zombie apocalypse? Kansas wants its residents to be ready for that — or really, any kind of large scale disaster — and is declaring October “Zombie Preparedness Month” to spread the word.

Governor Sam Brownback is set to sign a proclamation declaring next month’s zombie designation on Sept. 26 in the Governor’s Ceremonial Office in the Kansas Statehouse, reports KSN.com.

The motto of the month? “If you’re prepared for zombies, you’re prepared for anything.”

Because while it’s unlikely (FOR NOW) that humans will be struck with an epidemic that turns us all into brain eaters, other really bad things could happen, so pay attention to those things for now, Kansas says.

“If you’re equipped to handle the zombie apocalypse then you’re prepared for tornadoes, severe storms, fire and any other natural disaster Kansas usually faces,” said a rep from the Kansas Division of Emergency Management. “This is a fun and low-stress way to get families involved, and past turnouts have proven it to be effective.”

The agency points to things like home emergency kits with survival supplies that last a few days, and working on an emergency plan with your friends and family in case anything happens as a way you might prepare for zombies OR a natural disaster.

You just can’t stab a tornado in the eye with a tire iron and expect it to stop, so keep that in mind.

October is zombie preparedness month in Kansas [KSN.com]

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