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Winter’s Uninvited Guests

It’s that time of year!  The upper Midwest has been blasted with heavy snow, freezing temperatures, and howling winds, by Astro, the first named winter storm of the 2014-2015 season.  451 more words

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Ask Don: Maintaining Emergency Preparedness Efforts Year-Round

National Preparedness Month brings the importance of personal, business and community preparedness for disasters and emergency events into the spotlight. However, now that the month has come to a close, let us not forget that preparedness efforts are a continual process. 596 more words


National Disaster Preparedness Month wraps up!

National Preparedness Month wraps up today. We hope you’ve taken the opportunity (before winter weather arrives) to take some additional steps toward preparedness.

Even though National Preparedness Month is ending, you can continue to find useful resources including free publications on FEMA’s website,  27 more words


Join the Red Cross and Federal Emergency Management Agency in the second annual PrepareAthon on September 30

Join us for the second annual America’s PrepareAthon! national day of action.

The last few years have been an important reminder to all of us that disasters can strike anytime and anyplace. 267 more words

Safety Tips

Emergency Management Coordinator Dave McKernan on Being Ready for All Hazards

Posted at 11 a.m.

Our Emergency Management Coordinator Dave McKernan spoke to the Board of Supervisors during their Sept. 9 meeting as part of the Board’s proclamation of September as “Emergency Preparedness Month” in Fairfax County, part of the larger, National Preparedness Month held every September. 183 more words


Emergency planning for your pet

MASON CITY, Iowa – September is National Preparedness Month, making it a good time to remind families to plan and prepare for emergencies. Throughout the month we have talked with experts to bring you tips to best prepare for various emergencies and today, we are focusing on your pets. 220 more words