What is Shelter-In-Place?

Shelter-In-Place means to stay inside your home or business when officials have deemed it necessary for the safety of the public.

As soon as you are notified that an emergency situation exists in your area, tune to your local Emergency Alert System for further information. Emergency information and steps to be taken are broadcast continuously.

For specific instructions for Shelter-In-Place, read these Guidelines for Staying Put/Sheltering in Place.

72-Hour Kit

An emergency kit can be valuable for your home as well as your workplace. Supplies should include, but are not limited to:
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Battery powered radio
  • Can opener
  • Change of clothes
  • Duct tape
  • Extra batteries
  • Extra medications for people on long-term medicine (I.E. - blood pressure, heart conditions, etc)
  • Flashlight
  • Money
  • Ready to eat items
  • Sleeping bag
  • Water