Please use the provided links as resources for fire safety, personal safety, preparedness and prevention techniques.
Seasonal Safety Tips:
Before the Storm…Save Money!
Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is May 25-31!
Before tropical storms arrive, you can get ready and save money, too. Shop during Virginia's Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, May 25-31, and you won't pay sales tax on supplies for protecting your home and business.
Many useful items qualify. Shop for items on this list that have a price of $60 or less:
Shop for items on this list that have a sales price of $1,000 or less:
Do you have an emergency supply kit? In the past year, Harrisonburg experienced the summer derecho severe storms and extended power outages, the late October hurricane Sandy, and several March snow storms,.
Every family needs supplies on hand for these situations. 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, read the [27KB] article prepared by Virginia Department of Emergency Management or visit www.ReadyVirginia.gov.
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