September is National Preparedness Month
September is National Preparedness Month and serves as a time for everyone to take actions to prepare for the types of emergencies that could affect our region. The 2023 theme for National Preparedness Month is "Take Control in 1, 2, 3." The campaign will focus on preparing older adults for disasters, specifically older adults from communities that are disproportionally impacted by the all-hazard events, which continue to threaten the nation.
Learn more about National Preparedness Month and how to prepare for emergencies at home, work or on the go at ready.gov.
Four steps to preparedness
Make sure that you're prepared for disasters at home, work or on the go by following these four steps: