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Emergency Preparedness

Pre-planning and being prepared in the event of an emergency is important for every citizen. A serious weather event, such as a severe thunderstorm or an ice storm could result in power outages. Each household should be prepared to be self-sufficient for 72 hours.

Things to consider . . . a power outage means

No cordless phones
No ATM machines
• No gasoline pumps
• No water pumps (especially if using well water)
• No power for home health care equipment


Be Ready in Three Simple Steps

  • Stay Informed


Thunderstorm Storm

Power Outage

Winter Safety Tips


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