Being prepared can make it easier to respond to and
recover from an emergency or disaster. During
National Preparedness Month, El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency
– Public Health Division encourages residents and businesses of El Dorado
County to prepare for local threats, such as wildfires and extreme weather by:
Building a disaster supply kit (for people and
Making an emergency plan (for people and animals)
Being informed and
preparedness can seem overwhelming at first and may be a barrier for some
people to start the process,” said Kristine Oase Guth, Public Health
Preparedness and Response Program Manager.
“Using the ‘Do 1 Thing’ website helps break down preparedness activities
for each month of the year. Residents
can take small steps each month towards preparing themselves, their families
and communities for an emergency or disaster.”
Do 1 Thing is a twelve-month program that focuses on a different area of
emergency preparedness each month.
For more information, please visit www.edcgov.us/publichealthpreapredness
or www.Do1Thing.com to get started today.