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    Multiple dates from Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 to Saturday, September 26th, 2020

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    National Preparedness Month (NPM) is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to be involved this September.

    Price: Free

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    Week 1

    Week 1 September 1-5: Make A Plan

    Talk to your friends and family about how you will communicate before, during, and after a disaster. Make sure to update your plan based on the Centers for Disease Control recommendations due to the coronavirus.

    Week 2

    Week 2 September 6-12: Build A Kit

    Gather supplies that will last for several days after a disaster for everyone living in your home.  Don’t forget to consider the unique needs each person or pet may have in case you have to evacuate quickly. Update your kits and supplies based on recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control.

    Week 3

    Week 3 September 13-19: Prepare for Disasters

    Limit the impacts that disasters have on you and your family.  Know the risk of disasters in your area and check your insurance coverage. Learn how to make your home stronger in the face of storms and other common hazards and act fast if you receive a local warning or alert.

    week 4

    Week 4 September 20-26: Teach Youth About Preparedness

    Talk to your kids about preparing for emergencies and what to do in case you are separated. Reassure them by providing information about how they can get involved.

    We hope everyone does something to get better prepared this month! Please use the hashtag #BeReady if you share photos on social media. 

    1700 Marine Drive NE

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