Please use the provided links as resources for fire safety, personal safety, preparedness and prevention techniques.
Seasonal Safety Tips:
Help Save Kids from Heatstroke
On July 31, from 8:00am to 4:00pm, several city departments are joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration @NHTSAgov on social media to help raise awareness about the dangers of kids and cars using the hash tags #checkforbaby & #heatstrokekills.
No child should die of heatstroke from being left alone in a hot car! Help stop this 100-percent preventable tragedy by sharing tips using the hashtags and also visiting www.safercar.gov/heatstroke for more information and tips.
Sign up for the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Emergency Alert System.
If you live or work in the City of Harrisonburg or Rockingham County you can now register for this free notification system which sends alerts about emergency-related events or life-threatening weather events such as a tornado or flash flood warning.
These alerts can be received in the form of a text message or a telephone call.
Do you have an emergency supply kit?
Every family needs supplies on hand. Start your emergency kit with these essential items:
Once you gather these basics, put them in waterproof containers that you can carry or roll in case you need to leave your home quickly.
Other items are useful in an emergency supply kit, to learn more, visit www.ReadyVirginia.gov.
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