Florence County Health Department

Florence County, Wisconsin
info@florencewipublichealth.com  | 715-528-4837 | 501 Lake Ave, P.O. Box 410, Florence, Wisconsin 54121
Healthy People, Vibrant Communities
P.O. Box 410; Florence, WI 54121 501 Lake Ave; Florence, WI 54121 715-528-4837 info@florencewipublichealth.com Website by North Country Website Design
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Emergency Preparedness

You should make sure you and your family are safe before, during and after an emergency or natural disaster. These plans are important for your safety in both natural disasters and man-made disasters. Emergency preparedness allows you to take matters into your own hands, and possibly prevent the most unimaginable of losses. You can take responsibility for your own safety and well-being to ensure the best possible outcome for you and your family. PREPARING MAKES SENSE. GET READY NOW. 3-Day Emergency Supply Checklist American Red Cross App Emergency Kit Checklist for KIDS from CDC Emergency Supply List for Kids from FEMA Emergency Supply List for Kids from READY KIDS Emergency Preparedness for OLDER AMERICANS | More Info Emergency Supply List for Parents Emergency Preparedness for PET OWNERS | More Info  | Even More Info Emergency Supply List for PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES Emergency Preparedness in SCHOOL Emergency Preparedness for SPECIAL NEEDS | More Info Extreme Heat Preparedness Family Communication Plan by W.E.M. Family Communication Plan for Child by FEMA Family Communication Plan for parent by FEMA Fire Preparedness Flooding Preparedness Flood Preparedness Library Bookmarks Set Your Clocks. Check Your Stocks. (Cheap Stockpiling) Severe Weather Alerts for Phone Thunderstorm Preparedness Tornado Preparedness Volunteer for an Emergency! Winter Preparedness Winter Preparedness Bookmarks

American Red Cross App

Download any of the American Red Cross apps to your smartphone! Get up-to-date alerts on local emergencies, disaster, and helpful preparedness tools. Click the link to see the various list of apps Red Cross offers! Download FREE Red Cross Mobile Apps today, in the Apple App Store or Google Play. The tools and preparedness information you need every day.

Severe Weather Alerts for Phone

CodeRED is an emergency notification service by which public safety can notify residents and businesses by telephone or cellular phone about emergency situations. The system is capable of sending messages only to specific neighborhoods or the entire community. If you would like mobile alerts for severe weather and emergencies, sign up for CODE RED EMERGENCY WARNING!  To sign up, click this link https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/5F2081CB25FE

Volunteer for an Emergency!

Register to volunteer on the Wisconsin Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry (WEAVR) website. Role of the Government Officials representing all levels of government are working with private and public service providers to develop and implement strategies for deterring, preventing and responding to terrorism as well as other emergency situations. Role of the Public 1. Be Prepared! Set up a communication tree for home and work. 2. Have a family emergency plan, discuss the plan and practice it. 3. Have a prearranged meeting place and discuss when to use it. 4. Check on neighbors, especially the elderly and disabled. 5. Have a portable radio and batteries handy. 6. Observe your environment and report suspicious activities to law enforcement. 7. Use caution when you travel. 8. Keep your packages with you at all times. 9. Do not accept packages from strangers. 10. Locate stairways and emergency exits and be aware of plans for evacuating buildings and crowded public areas. 11. Locate and maintain fire extinguishers and train responsible personnel how to use them. 12. Obtain training in first aid and CPR. 13. Assemble and maintain emergency supply kit. 14. Plan for your children for when they are away from home. 15. Complete an Emergency Care Authorization Form for children who are minors. 16. Create a emergency supply kit. 17. Stay informed. Have a plan. 18. Be aware of your surroundings. 19. Be alert to the unusual. 20. Consider all possibilities, and remain calm. 21. Alert law enforcement if needed. 22. Take shelter or evacuate as directed. For additional information, go to CDC Emergency Preparedness.

Florence County

Health Department

info@florencewipublichealth.com  | 715-528-4837 | 501 Lake Ave, P.O. Box 410, Florence, WI 54121
Healthy People, Vibrant Communities
501 Lake Ave Florence, WI 54121 715-528-4837 info@florencewipublichealth.com Website by North Country Website Design
Home > Services > Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

You should make sure you and your family are safe before, during and after an emergency or natural disaster. These plans are important for your safety in both natural disasters and man-made disasters. Emergency preparedness allows you to take matters into your own hands, and possibly prevent the most unimaginable of losses. You can take responsibility for your own safety and well-being to ensure the best possible outcome for you and your family. PREPARING MAKES SENSE. GET READY NOW. 3-Day Emergency Supply Checklist American Red Cross App Emergency Kit Checklist for KIDS from CDC Emergency Supply List for Kids from FEMA Emergency Supply List for Kids from READY KIDS Emergency Preparedness for OLDER AMERICANS | More Info Emergency Supply List for Parents Emergency Preparedness for PET OWNERS | More Info  | Even More Info Emergency Supply List for PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES Emergency Preparedness in SCHOOL Emergency Preparedness for SPECIAL NEEDS | More Info Extreme Heat Preparedness Family Communication Plan by W.E.M. Family Communication Plan for Child by FEMA Family Communication Plan for parent by FEMA Fire Preparedness Flooding Preparedness Flood Preparedness Library Bookmarks Set Your Clocks. Check Your Stocks. (Cheap Stockpiling) Severe Weather Alerts for Phone Thunderstorm Preparedness Tornado Preparedness Volunteer for an Emergency! Winter Preparedness Winter Preparedness Bookmarks

American Red Cross App

Download any of the American Red Cross apps to your smartphone! Get up-to-date alerts on local emergencies, disaster, and helpful preparedness tools. Click the link to see the various list of apps Red Cross offers! Download FREE Red Cross Mobile Apps today, in the Apple App Store or Google Play. The tools and preparedness information you need every day.

Severe Weather Alerts for Phone

CodeRED is an emergency notification service by which public safety can notify residents and businesses by telephone or cellular phone about emergency situations. The system is capable of sending messages only to specific neighborhoods or the entire community. If you would like mobile alerts for severe weather and emergencies, sign up for CODE RED EMERGENCY WARNING!  To sign up, click this link https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en- US/5F2081CB25FE

Volunteer for an Emergency!

Register to volunteer on the Wisconsin Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry (WEAVR) website. Role of the Government Officials representing all levels of government are working with private and public service providers to develop and implement strategies for deterring, preventing and responding to terrorism as well as other emergency situations. Role of the Public 1. Be Prepared! Set up a communication tree for home and work. 2. Have a family emergency plan, discuss the plan and practice it. 3. Have a prearranged meeting place and discuss when to use it. 4. Check on neighbors, especially the elderly and disabled. 5. Have a portable radio and batteries handy. 6. Observe your environment and report suspicious activities to law enforcement. 7. Use caution when you travel. 8. Keep your packages with you at all times. 9. Do not accept packages from strangers. 10. Locate stairways and emergency exits and be aware of plans for evacuating buildings and crowded public areas. 11. Locate and maintain fire extinguishers and train responsible personnel how to use them. 12. Obtain training in first aid and CPR. 13. Assemble and maintain emergency supply kit. 14. Plan for your children for when they are away from home. 15. Complete an Emergency Care Authorization Form  for children who are minors. 16. Create a emergency supply kit. 17. Stay informed. Have a plan. 18. Be aware of your surroundings. 19. Be alert to the unusual. 20. Consider all possibilities, and remain calm. 21. Alert law enforcement if needed. 22. Take shelter or evacuate as directed. For additional information, go to CDC Emergency Preparedness.
Florence County, Wisconsin