September is National Preparedness Month - Photo of an Emergency Preparedness Kit in a Blue Container

National Preparedness Month Tips of the Day

There are a few simple steps you and your family can take to become better prepared for an emergency: Get a Kit, Make a Plan, Be Informed and Get Involved. This September, during National Preparedness Month, please follow these "Tips of the Day" from the American Red Cross and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help you and your family get started today!

9/6 Tip Of The Day - What about the kids?

Know your child’s school emergency plan. Keep a copy at home and work as part of your home emergency plan.

Also, include your children in the planning process by having them participate in assembling your supply kit, so they, too, will know how to utilize these resources. Department of Homeland Security