ARE YOU READY, WISCONSIN? Check out these resources for emergency preparedness:
ATTENTION FLORENCE COUNTY RESIDENTS! If you would like mobile alerts for severe weather and emergencies, sign up for CODE RED EMERGENCY WARNING! To sign up, click this link https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/5F2081CB25FE
3-Day Emergency Supply Checklist
Emergency Kit Checklist for KIDS!
Emergency Preparedness for PETS!
Emergency Preparedness for SENIORS!
Emergency Preparedness for SPECIAL NEEDS!
Communication List for Families
Emergency Preparedness in SCHOOL
Download any of the Red Cross apps to your smartphone! Get up-to-date alerts on local emergencies, disaster, and helpful preparedness tools. Click the link to see the various list of apps Red Cross offers!
Tools for Preparedness-Red Cross
Interested in volunteering for an emergency?
Register on the Wisconsin Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry (WEAVR) website: WEAVR
Role of the Government
Officials representing all levels of government are working with private and public service providers to develop and implement strategies for deterring, preventing and responding to terrorism as well as other emergency situations.
Role of the Public
Be Prepared!Set up a communication tree for home and work.
Have a family emergency plan, discuss the plan and practice it.
Have a prearranged meeting place and discuss when to use it.
Check on neighbors, especially the elderly and disabled.
Have a portable radio and batteries handy.
Observe your environment and report suspicious activities to law enforcement.
Use caution when you travel.
Keep your packages with you at all times.
Do not accept packages from strangers.
Locate stairways and emergency exits and be aware of plans for evacuating buildings and crowded public areas.
Locate and maintain fire extinguishers and train responsible personnel how to use them.
Obtain training in first aid and CPR.
Assemble and maintain emergency supply kit.
Plan for your children for when they are away from home.
Complete an 'Emergency Care Authorization Form' for children who are minors.What you can DoCreate a emergency supply kit.
Stay informed. Have a plan.
Be aware of your surroundings.
Be alert to the unusual.
Consider all possibilities, and remain calm.
Alert law enforcement if needed.
Take shelter/evacuate as directed.For additional information: CDC Emergency Preparedness