‘Zombie Preparedness Month’ is now a real thing in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois lawmakers want you to be prepared for anything, including a zombie apocalypse.

The state House approved a measure to make October “Zombie Preparedness Month.”

That part is real.

Lawmakers say it’s their way of getting people to think about natural disasters and the supplies they would need.

They figured if you prepare for zombies, you’ll be ready for anything.