National Preparedness Month


MARGARET: SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL
PREPAREDNESS MONTH. AND IT IS TIME TO MAKE SURE YOUR
EMERGENCY PLANS AND DISASTER
KITS ARE UP TO DATE. SHAE KING FROM THE FORSYTH
COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE
JOINS US WITH MORE. GOOD TO SEE YOU.>>THANK YOU FOR HAVING A. MARGARET: HOW WILL FORSYTH
COUNTY RECOGNIZE NATIONAL
PREPARENDESS MONTH?>>I PLANTED AND LAMENT A
PROGRAM — I PLAN TO IMPLEMENT A
PROGRAM FOR PARTICIPANTS TO
INCREASE AWARENESS OF THE
IMPORTANCE OF FORMULATING AN
EMERGENCY PLAN FOR THEMSELVES AND THEIR FAMILIES, WHILE
LEARNING HOW TO BUILD AND
MAINTAIN A DISASTER KIT. MARGARET: WHAT WILL YOU SHOW
THEM?>>SHOW THEM THE BASICS OF HOW
TO CREATE A HIM AND EMERGENCY
PLAN, WHERE TO GO, WHO IS GOING
AND THINGS LIKE THAT AND ACCOUNT
FOR YOUR FAMILY AS WELL AS THE
DISASTER KITS AND HOW TO FORM THAT KIT FOR SPECIFIC NEEDS. WE GET A LOT OF FLOODING, SO HOW
TO MAKE A FLOOD KIT, OR A
POSSIBLE HURRICANE OR TORNADO
KIT. MARGARET: YOU FIND A LOT OF
PEOPLE WAIT UNTIL THE LAST
MINUTE AND THEN THEY ARE NOT
READY?>>LAST TIME, WHEN THE LAST
HURRICANE SCARE CAME THROUGH, A
LOT OF PEOPLE WERE RUSHING, SO
HOPEFULLY WITH THE CLASS, THEY
CAN GET INFORMATION TO PREVENT
THE RUSH. CARLY: TALK ABOUT WHERE THE
PROGRAM WILL TAKE PLACE AND WHEN
IT WILL START?>>THIS PROGRAM WILL BE HOSTED
AT FIVE FORSYTH PUBLIC LIBRARY
LOCATIONS, IN CLEMENS, WHICH
WILL BE THE FIRST LOCATION ON
SEPTEMBER 11, RURAL HALL, SOUTH
SIDE BRENT, HARVARD SCHOOL ROAD BRANCH AND PATTERSON MEMORIAL
BRANCH. MARGARET: WHO COULD ATTEND THE
CLASSES?>>THE CLASS IS FREE AND OPEN TO
THE PUBLIC, BUT REGISTRATION IS
REQUIRED TO SECURE YOUR PLACE. YOU CAN GET HER OFFICE A CALL TO
REGISTER. JUST LEAVE YOUR FULL NAME AND
CLASS LOCATION YOU WOULD LIKE TO
ATTEND. IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE
INFORMATION OR JUST MORE
INFORMATION ABOUT THE CLASSES,
SWING BY ONE OF THOSE FIVE
BRANCHES AND PICK UP A FLYER. MARGAR

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