Please use the provided links as resources for fire safety, personal safety, preparedness and prevention techniques.
Seasonal Safety Tips:
Virginia Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
Get ready to save money! The Virginia Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is May 25-31, 2015!
Go shopping the last week of May and save money on lots of useful items. Virginia’s annual Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is May 25-31.
Before the storms hit, stock up on many supplies for protecting your home and business and you won’t pay sales tax on them.
Examples of items that are tax-exempt with a price of $60 or less:
Shop for items on this list that have a sales price of $1,000 or less:
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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