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  • Check your emergency supplies for your family and pets
  • Consider purchasing a NOAA weather radio
  • Make or review your plans for your pets in preparation for an event you would need to shelter-in-place or evacuate
  • Monitor advisories, watches, and warnings on local TV stations
  • Consider discussing a family plan for securing outdoor property in days prior to landfall for a predicted hurricane
  • Know where you plan to go if evacuation is ordered, and as a last resort know where your county shelter is located
    • Somerset County shelter is at Washington High School and does accept pets


natural disasters preparedness guide 

Facts sheets to help you:

Power Outages Tips

What to do for a Boil Water Advisory

Protect yourself from Carbon Monoxide

Cooking Without Power

Storm Injury Prevention

Mold Issues

Food Safety Tips


For more on food safety visit websites such as:

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