Read the August Emergency Preparedness Newsletter
Posted: 10:56 a.m.
The Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management publishes a monthly “Emergency Preparedness” newsletter with great articles on how you can become better prepared for emergencies — both at home as well as on the job.
This month’s issue is now online. It features information about how you can participate in National Preparedness Month, upcoming in September; hyperthermia and summer weather dangers; a new online disaster damage database; Flat Stanley and Flat Stella joining the FEAM team; continuity planning for businesses; the upcoming Great Southeast ShakeOut and more.
You can subscribe by email too so you don’t miss a single issue. To subscribe:
- Go to www.fairfaxcounty.gov/email/lists/.
- To subscribe/start, go to the “Emergency Management” section, then select the circle next to ”Emergency Preparedness news and resources” under the “Start” column. (To unsubscribe/discontinue, select the circle next to the information you want to unsubscribe under the “Stop” column.)
- Once you have completed your selection, scroll to the bottom of the list and click “Continue.“
For more information on emergency preparedness, or to schedule a presentation from the Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management, call 571-350-1000, TTY 711; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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