Thursday, September 02, 2010

September - National Preparedness Month

As September is National Preparedness Month, we are encouraging everyone to take steps this month to prepare your family, neighborhood, and community for disasters and emergencies. Steps that you can take to get prepared include:
1. Putting together an emergency supply kit.
2. Making a family emergency plan.
3. Learning about different types of emergencies/disasters and their appropriate responses.
4. Being prepared to help your neighbor and working as a team to keep everyone safe.

To learn more about how you can get prepared for emergencies, please visit If you have questions or would like to request preparedness brochures, please contact the Ulster County Department of Health at 340-3090.