Emergency Preparedness

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Find important information on how to prepare for disasters that might strike in your area.

Winter storms and cold temperatures can be dangerous. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead. Check on older adults.

Winter Weather

Winter storms and cold temperatures can be dangerous. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on older adults.

In the wake of the ongoing devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, many Texas locals are wondering how to begin picking up the pieces. Along with restoring homes and resuming a normal.

Disaster Preparedness for Alzheimer's Caregivers

People with Alzheimer’s disease can be especially vulnerable during disasters such as severe weather, fires, floods, earthquakes, and other emergency situations. It is important for caregivers to have a disaster plan that includes the special needs of people with Alzheimer’s. To find out more about what items such a kit might contain, click the link:

Holiday Road Safety Stay safe on the roads by taking action to protect yourself and loved ones. Road Safety Tips, Car Shop, Emergency Preparedness, Public Health, Trip Planning, Evergreen, Travel Tips, Country Roads, Stay Safe

Driving Safely during the Holiday Season

Buckle up, drive sober, and stay safe on the road during the holiday season.

A first-aid kit is an essential tool that is required for disasters and emergency situations alike. Here's the most important components of a first-aid kit.

HealthReach - Health Information in many Languages

Disasters can occur quickly and without warning. Check out this guide in multiple languages on how to assemble an emergency preparedness kit.

Burn Prevention information from the CDC

Burn Prevention | Child Safety and Injury Prevention

October Wildfires Resources & Information - California

California Statewide Wildfire Recovery Resources

State of California

Timmins the only active wildland fire in the Northeast Region

Wildfires: Health Information Resources

Resources on fire safety and wildfires from the National Library of Medicine.

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NFPA's Firewise USA® program teaches people how to adapt to living with wildfire and encourages neighbors to work together and take action now to prevent losses. Join the growing network of recognized Firewise sites from across the nation taking action and ownership in preparing and protecting their homes against the threat of wildfire.

Preparing a Home for Wildfire Season - Interactive tutorial


Preparing a Home for Wildfire Season - Interactive tutorial

This multiple-choice reading test/quiz on Cynthia Rylant’s short story “Stray” has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised).

Print out this emergency check-list so that your kids can help you to prepare for emergencies! Click the link to find a printable version.

A close up picture of a group of people looking at a tablet, one of whom is in a wheelchair. Noaa Weather Radio, Weather Alerts, National Weather Service, Disability Awareness, Close Up Pictures, Severe Weather, Emergency Preparedness, How To Plan, Group

Individuals with Disabilities

Get Informed Know what disasters could affect your area, which could call for an evacuation and when to shelter in place. Keep a NOAA Weather Radio tuned to your local emergency station and monitor TV and radio. Follow mobile alerts and warnings about severe weather in your area. Download the FEMA app and get weather alerts from the National Weather Service for up to five different locations anywhere in the United States. Make a Plan

A FEMA worker comforts a disaster victim.

Coping with Disaster

Disasters are upsetting experiences for everyone involved. The emotional toll that disaster brings can sometimes be even more devastating than the financial strains of damage and loss of home, business or personal property. Children, senior citizens, people with access or functional needs, and people for whom English is not their first language are especially at risk. Children may become afraid and some elderly people may seem disoriented at first. People with access or functional needs may…

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Preparing Makes Sense for Older Americans

A unique instructional video containing information specific to Older Americans and tips on how to prepare for emergency situations.

Water Storage for Hurricane Preparedness - What's Enough Infographic - FDA.

Hurricane Season: Be Prepared

It's important to safeguard your food, water, and medicine before, during and after any severe weather event.

Check out this fact sheet to learn how you can protect your health & be safe if you are exposed to wildfire smoke.

Wildfire Smoke|Wildfires

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information on how to stay safe and healthy before, during, and after a wildfire including avoiding health impacts from wildfire smoke and cleaning up safely.

Tropical Storm Dorian could be a hurricane by Tuesday as it approaches Puerto Rico Hurricane Damage, San Andreas, Storm Sounds, Tropical, Relax, The Weather Channel, Natural Disasters, Key West, Rain

Hurricanes of 2017: Harvey, Irma, Maria: ARCHIVE

Resources for Hurricanes of 2017: Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and more.