When: Saturday, Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Scully Park, Lincoln
-- McLean Street
Who: Logan County Department of Public Health, Logan County
Emergency Management Agency, Lincoln Fire Department, Lincoln Rural
Fire Protection District, Logan County Paramedic Association,
Lincoln Police Department, American Red Cross, Illinois Emergency
Management Agency and Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System.
One of the key messages of National Preparedness Month is to be
prepared in the event an emergency causes you to be self-reliant for
three days without the following: utilities and electricity, water
service, access to a supermarket or local services, or maybe even
without response from police, fire or rescue.
Preparing can start with four
Be informed about
emergencies that could happen in your community, and identify
sources of information in your community that will be helpful
before, during and after and emergency.
Make a plan for
what to do in an emergency.
Build an emergency
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Emergencies can happen anytime and anywhere without notice. This
is why we encourage our community to be better prepared and invite
community members to join us in the effort.
[Text from file received from
Logan County Emergency Management Agency]