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Emergency Preparedness

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Make a Plan, Get A Kit, Stay Informed

Emergencies can be sudden or unexpected, such as tornadoes or man-made events. Other times emergencies can be predicted like snow storms, tropical storms or flooding. Prepare your family for weather-related and man-made emergencies. Take time now to protect your family.

To get ready for emergencies follow these three steps:

1. Make a plan - visit for steps to consider when preparing your plan. 

2. Get a kit - visit for a checklist of items to include in your kit. 

3. Stay informed - Click on the Hazards link to learn more about hazards in our area and learn what to do before, during and after each type of emergency. Also download the FEMA App and register for Everbridge


Download the FEMA App from Google Play or the App Store or text APPLE to 43362 or ANDROID to 43362 to download the app. With the app you can learn emergency safety tips for over 20 types of disasters and prepare for disasters with a customizable emergency kit checklist, emergency family plan, and reminders. 

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