Protect Your Family
National Preparedness Month Webinars Prepare Businesses, Children, Schools,
Pet Owners and Aging Americans
September 13th: Available Resources to Prepare Schools- This webinar will answer many of your questions about getting schools prepared for a disaster of any kind. If you are a school administrator, principal, teacher or concerned parent, you won’t want to miss this integral discussion. Some of the questions to be discussed include:
September 15th: Preparedness for the Pets in our Homes and in our Hearts- Whether it is a cat, dog, turtle, fish, horse, cow or llama – animals are a very important part of our lives; however when it comes to preparing for disasters, they can pose some unique challenges. Join us to learn from pet and livestock emergency preparedness experts about:
September 22nd: Preparedness Considerations for Aging Americans – Log in and learn about specific preparedness steps for Aging Americans. Hear from FEMA officials and leaders at the forefront of Aging American Preparedness and have your questions answered:
If you know or care for someone that is aging, you’ll want to join.
September 27th: Earthquakes can happen anywhere. Are you Ready?– You only have seconds. Do you know exactly what to do the moment the ground starts shaking? If it involves a doorway, a triangle, or running – these are not quake-safe actions. Participants on this webinar will learn:
During an emergency, the first thing we all think about is the safety of our families.
Here at the health department we encourage our employees to prepare for emergencies with their families. When people know their families are prepared by having a communication plan, a disaster supply kit, and knowing emergency procedures, they will be ready to respond to help protect the publics health.
No matter the type of emergency, a snowstorm, flood or disease outbreak, if you have 3-4 days of food and water on hand, an emergency communications plan, and a little preparedness training, things will go much easier.
Basic Preparedness - a guide from FEMA on starting a plan for your family
Safe and Well website, which enables people within a disaster area to let their friends and loved ones outside of the affected region know of their well-being.
What about your workplace safety and health?