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Are you Prepared for an Emergency?


By taking some simple measures, you can be better prepared when an emergency strikes.

The following are helpful resources to assist you in preparing for an emergency:

Summit County Office of Emergency Management site includes information about current fire bans, public emergency info, emergency situation updates, along with links to several emergency planning & preparedness resources.

READYColorado gives you simple steps to take to pack a kit and make a plan.
Colorado Division of Emergency Management outlines public preparedness information for a variety of emergency situations including wildfires, avalanches, lightning, floods and more.
Ready.gov offers information on emergency preparedness, with special features for people with disabilities and older citizens.
Red Cross sponsors a variety of classes and programs to assist in emergency preparedness.
FEMA provides a broad overview of planning and preparing for an emergency.
Colorado "FireWise" offers information for Colorado residents concerning fire safety.
File of Life is a system for recording emergency contact information to assist emergency medical personnel responding to critical, life-threatening situations.

DON'T WAIT UNTIL DISASTER STRIKES! DEVELOP A PLAN AND PREPARE A KIT SO THAT YOU WILL BE PREPARED IN THE EVENT OF AN UNFORESEEN EMERGENCY!