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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted on: August 31st, 2021

Individual Preparedness- BUILD A KIT Individuals must take seriously the responsibility of being prepared to survive for at least three to five days on their own. It is important to create an emergency plan by assembling a 96 hrs. emergency kit, having an evacuation plan for themselves and their families to get out of harm’s […]

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Winter is HERE!

Posted on: November 13th, 2020

Winter storms create a higher risk of car accidents, hypothermia, frostbite, carbon monoxide poisoning, and heart attacks from overexertion. Winter storms and blizzards can bring extreme cold, freezing rain, snow, ice, and high winds. A winter storm can: Last a few hours or several days; Knock out heat, power, and communication services; and Place older […]

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AFN – Access and Functional Needs

Posted on: May 8th, 2020

The keys to effective disaster preparedness—be informed, make a plan and take action—apply to all of us, but people with disabilities or access and functional needs (AFN) should approach preparedness planning with additional considerations. Now is a great time to consider the needs of people with disabilities or AFN when disaster strikes. July 26, marks […]

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Earthquake Country

Posted on: March 26th, 2020

Utah is Earthquake Country- Utah has experienced sixteen earthquakes greater than magnitude 5.5 since pioneer settlement in 1847, and geologic studies of Utah’s faults indicate a long history of repeated large earthquakes of magnitude 6.5 and greater prior to settlement. Utah is not on a boundary between tectonic plates where most of the world’s earthquakes […]

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Be Financially Ready!

Posted on: February 5th, 2020

Being financially prepared pays off. FEMA has listed a couple of tips to start achieving this goal. Resolve to be ready in 2020! Create an emergency fund: If disaster strikes, you may need to pay unexpected bills for hotels, transportation, food, medical expenses, and other items. Put some money aside today and add to it after […]

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October is -Cybersecurity and Fire prevention- Month

Posted on: October 3rd, 2019

Held every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a government and private sector partnership that raises awareness about cybersecurity and stresses the collective effort required to stop cyber crimes, online thefts, and scams. NCSAM will emphasize personal accountability and stress the importance of taking proactive steps to enhance cybersecurity at home and in the workplace. This year’s […]

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