Category: Preparedness

Winter Weather Preparedness

How prepared are you for Winter Storms? A new season brings a new set of hazards to prepare for.  Winter storms can bring snow, freezing rain, ice, high winds, and […]

Winter Weather National Weather Service

Visit the National Weather Service for the Complete Briefing: Winter Weather        

Preparedness For Hurricane Michael

Visit Ready.gov for more information about preparing for Hurricanes. If you have are looking for Shelter information visit HERE. If you are asked to Evacuate visit HERE. Individuals with Disabilities […]

Practice Heat Safety

Durham County summers are hot. Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year and even more heat-related illnesses. In […]

Reduce the Spread of Germs!

This flu season is the second most deadly flu season since 2006. Only the 2009 flu season, notable for the prevalence of the H1N1 strand, had more deaths and hospitalizations. […]

Community Emergency Response Team

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as […]