September means Preparedness

September… Kids are heading back to school, the summer heat is fading away, and the hustle and bustle of Montana summer is slowing down.  September is also National Preparedness Month, an awareness campaign sponsored by FEMA.  Each week this month, a different theme will be highlighted.

Week 1 – How to… Reconnect with Family After a Disaster.

Week 2 – Know How To plan for specific needs before a Disaster.

Week 3 – How to… Build an Emergency Kit.

Week 4 & 5 – How to… Practice for an emergency

There are sample tweets and posts to use on your own social media pages, which can be found by downloading the toolkit at: http://www.ready.gov/september

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Follow Ready Montana on Twitter @ReadyMT for updates and preparedness tips throughout the month!

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services will also be highlighting National Preparedness Month on their website and social media pages.

CDC resources: http://www.cdc.gov/features/beready/

MT DPHHS homepage: http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/index.shtml

MT DPHHS facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MTDPHHS

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