Serving the Community Since 1956

Serving the Community Since 1956

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Be Prepared

Being prepared for an emergency is simple - but sometimes a low priority on our list of many things to do. September is National Preparedness Month. The CDC has put out a great list of resources to help follow these four simple steps:

September is National Preparedness Month, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages everyone to make disaster preparedness a priority.
“National Preparedness Month serves as a reminder that we all need to prepare for disasters and emergencies,” said FEMA Region V acting regional administrator, Janet Odeshoo.  “Make disaster readiness manageable by taking one step at a time— start by learning your specific risk, then gather supplies for an emergency kit, and finally develop a family communications plan. By taking these small, but critical, steps, over time you can be prepared for disasters.”
FEMA publishes a great resource brochure.
Mayers Memorial Hospital District encourages you to be prepared at home, school and business.

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