Winter Emergencies

Follow our tips on how to prepare for a winter storm.

Winter Emergency Storm Tips

Emergency Safety Kit

Prepare a safety kit before a storm hits to help your family if an emergency should occur.

Include the following items:

  • Flashlights or battery powered lanterns
  • Medicine, first aid supplies and baby items
  • An emergency water supply in case power to your electric water pump is interrupted.
  • Bottled drinking water, non-perishable food items, batteries and firewood
  • An emergency heating source

Preparing for Winter Storms

Tips on how to prepare for:

Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

If your power is out following a storm and you must cook food with Sterno or charcoal, remember to do so outside in a well-ventilated area.

Cooking indoors with Sterno or charcoal will produce deadly carbon-monoxide fumes.

Si la electricidad se fuera después de una tormenta y usted tienecocinar los alimentos con Sterno o carbón, recuerde hacerlo afuera en un área bien ventilada.

Cocinar en el interior con Sterno o carbónproducirá humos de monóxido de carbono mortales.

Generator Safety

Please click on the link below to learn how to operate a generator safely. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to be able to access.

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