Preparing for a Hurricane
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT IN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL)
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This is an important message from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. If your area is under a hurricane watch or warning, you should take these crucial steps to prepare for the storm:
- Learn about your community's emergency plans, warning signals, evacuation routes, and emergency shelters.
- Make plans to protect people with special needs and pets.
- Stock your home and vehicle with emergency supplies.
- Secure or protect potential home hazards, such as utilities.
- Stay tuned to the television and contact local authorities.
To learn more, call the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) or 1-888-232-6348 (TTY) or go to http://emergency.cdc.gov/.
- Page last reviewed: April 26, 2012
- Page last updated: January 10, 2014
- Content source:
- National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH); Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR); Office of Noncommunicable Diseases, Injury, and Environmental Health (ONDIEH); National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP); National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD)
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