There is no better time to prepare for an emergency than the present. During National Preparedness Month, El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency - Public Health Preparedness and Response reminds residents to make an emergency communications plan for themselves and their families. Planning ahead will help protect families, neighborhoods and communities when emergencies and disasters arise.
"Being prepared is a shared responsibility in communities," said Michelle Patterson, Public Health Preparedness and Response Supervisor. "Emergencies will happen, so it's important for everyone to be proactive. Families should make a communications plan now to identify how they will connect with one another if they are not together when a disaster occurs."
Three tips to developing emergency communications plans:
For more information, please visit Public Health Preparedness, visit us on Facebook or www.ready.gov and get started today.