Posey County has all kinds of weather, from tornadoes to ice storms.
Are you ready in case of an emergency?
Whatever the season, now is a good time
to make your plans to be ready for an emergency.
Call the Posey County Red Cross office at 812-838-3671 for
Immediate Needs: Deciding Whether to Evacuate or Stay Put
Do I need to evacuate or stay put and shelter in place? That is the question, and the answer depends on the type of disaster. Your local radio or TV stations can offer the answer you need.
Find tips at www.fema.gov for these Immediate Needs below and more:
Tips from the Center for Disease Control
3 Steps to Help You React Well during an Emergency
1. Check the scene for safety and people for life threatening conditions.
2. Call 9-1-1 to request professional help.
3. Care for victims, if you can reach the person safely.
CONNECTING FAMILIES TO RESOURCES
Download Are You Prepared? infographic above created by the CDC
1. Get a kit.
Store supplies in easy-to-carry containers in a place that is easily accessible.
2. Make a plan.
3. Be informed.
Find more checklists for various kinds of emergencies in the American Red Cross Disaster Safety Library
Family Matters of Posey County