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 email@example.com.
- Air Quality Alert issued June 21 at 4:35PM EDT until June 24 at 6:00AM EDT by NWS June 21, 2017...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY JUNE 22 2017... The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in association with Maryland Department of the Environment, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, and District Department of Environment has issued a Code ORANGE Air Quality Alert Thursday for the DC metro area.
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