National Preparedness Month

Published in News on 9/8/2018

September is National Preparedness Month. Government and private corporations are urging their employees to take this time to get with families and friends and prepare for unexpected disasters and emergencies.

Tagged Under: Personal Security, Planning, Public Health, Public Information

Most of us have participated in site emergency exercises to obtain knowledge and understanding of what to do during a real emergency situation.  We know how planning and thinking ahead can save lives.

 

September is National Preparedness Month.  Government and private corporations are urging their employees to take this time to get with families and friends and prepare for unexpected disasters and emergencies.  Have you ever discussed what to do in an emergency with your family or neighbors?

 

Get prepared by finding out about disasters that could occur in the local area. Llearn lifesaving skills such as CPR and first aid, and check medicine cabinets and first aid kits to make sure they are supplied and up to date.learn lifesaving skills such as CPR and first aid, and check medicine cabinets and first aid kits to make sure they are supplied and up to date.LLL    earn about lifesaving skills such as CPR and first aid, how to check insurance policies for common hazards as well as how to make and practice a household emergency plan.

What is your site planning for National Preparedness Month? 

 

Use the links below to find out more about recommendations from the Department of Homeland Security and others on how to prepare yourself and your family.

 

 

Message from Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen on National Preparedness Month

https://www.dhs.gov/news/2018/08/30/message-secretary-kirstjen-m-nielsen-national-preparedness-month#

Ready.Gov

https://www.ready.gov/september

Red Cross National Preparedness Month theme is “Don’t Wait Communicate.”

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/national-preparedness-month.html

Environmental Protection Agency

https://www.epa.gov/natural-disasters/september-preparedness-month​
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