Caldwell County Offices Will Be Closed for Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2017
“Natural disasters can happen at any time so it always good to be familiar with what you should do before and during the disaster.” Prepare
“One of the best ways to stay prepared is to have a emergency preparedness kit. These kits can vary to what kind of disaster you are preparing for, but here is some of the items in a basic emergency kit” Preparedness Kit Link . Do you have a child in the home? Take a look at the Kid's Guide to Building a Disaster Supply Kit! Encourage the whole family to be prepared in case of an emergency!
CCHD Preparedness Booklet – Are You Prepared?
The Preparedness Coordinator for Caldwell County constantly updates the Strategic National Stockpile Plan (Medical Countermeasure Operational Readiness Review) or better known as the “SNS” MCM-ORR. The SNS refers to the CDC's (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) large quantity of medications and PPE that can be used during a public health emergency such as a flu outbreak when local resources are exhuasted.” SNS/MCM
ICS Course Links to Online Study:
ICS-300- Intermediate Incident Command System (Only offered in a classroom setting)
ICS-400- Advanced Incident Command System (Only offered in a classroom setting)
Get the most current update on Flu in your area. Flu Near You can be a major benefit and preparedness tool for our community. It is a volunteer based reporting system, which allows users to report if they have confirmed flu. The system also tracks and maps flu like symptoms near your area so you can be more aware of your communities status, while giving you the nearest location of an agency that has flu vaccine. Get on board with Flu Near You. https://flunearyou.org/