Be Prepared

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The most important thing that you can do to protect yourself and your property is to be prepared for a storm. These Hurricane Preparedness publications can help you determine some things to think about and do before Tropical Storm Isaias approaches.

In addition to normal storm preparations, COVID-19 preparations will require you to add a few items to your disaster kit. Please remember to take face coverings and hand sanitizer if you need to evacuate your home.

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Hurricane Preparedness

The key to surviving a hurricane is preparation. This factsheet takes you through the thought process of what needs to be done before a storm so that you are prepared.


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A Disaster Kit for Staying at Home

This publication covers the supplies you will need at home in the event of an emergency or disaster.


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Evacuation Disaster Kit

This publication covers the supplies you will need for a lengthy stay in a shelter during an emergency or disaster.


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Correct Potential Hazards Before a Disaster

During and right after a disaster, any household item that can move, fall, break, or cause a fire becomes a home hazard. To minimize possible danger, inspect your home now …