April “Emergency Preparedness” Newsletter Features Flooding Safety, Sales Tax Holiday Info and More
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The April “Emergency Preparedness” newsletter is now available online.
Published by the Office of Emergency Management, the monthly newsletter features the latest emergency preparedness information and news. This month’s issue features several articles on flooding and flood safety, as well as details about the upcoming Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday (May 25-31), barbecue grill safety, how to be “mobile ready” with a new app from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and more.
Check out this month’s newsletter (PDF). And be sure to subscribe to receive the newsletter by email so you don’t miss a single issue. To subscribe:
- Go to: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/email/lists/.
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