For National Preparedness Month 2017, first responder partners provided tips citizens and communities can use to plan for emergencies.
National Preparedness Month
September 17-23 is the third week of National Preparedness Month. During this week, we ask that you take some time to practice and refine your family emergency plans. Often you are the help until help arrives. That's why practice makes perfect! Practice your plans by completing an exercise, workshop, or training.
September 10-16, is the second week of National Preparedness Month. This week’s theme is having a Plan to Help Your Neighbor and Community. Comprehensive preparedness requires the whole community to participate. When the whole community comes together we can often meet the needs of everyone.
September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), an opportunity to encourage Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools, and communities. The theme for this year’s observance is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.”
In this video, emergency medical technicians share tips for what medical and personal information is most critical for people to have ready in the event of an emergency.
In this video, Captain Randy Bittinger shares tips with fellow first responders on why it’s important to understand the community they serve as a key aspect of disaster preparedness.
In this video, Captain Randy Bittinger gives tips for where to take shelter in the event of a disaster.
In this video, emergency medical technicians provide preparedness tips on developing basic first aid skills and getting CPR training.
In this video, Capt. Randy Bittinger provides a tip on gathering and preparing your contact information and personal records prior to an emergency.
We first talked about the Presidential Policy Directive on National Preparedness last March and since then we have released the National Preparedness Goal outlining the capabilities necessary to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and