Thursday, October 28, 2021

Hurricane Preparedness Seminar, be prepared!



The City of Marco Island Police and Fire/Rescue Departments are offering a Hurricane Preparedness Seminar on July 11th from 6:30-7:30 PM at the Marco Island Community Room. The presenter will be Jim von Rinteln, an Emergency Management Expert.

It has been predicted to be a higher than average hurricane season for activity, however, these forecasts cannot predict landfall of storms.

Topics to be covered include:

What to expect before, during and after a storm:  Should you stay or go?  City services before, during and after a storm.  Preparing for evacuation.  Designing  personal hurricane plans for you and your family.  Evacuation processes and routes.  Protecting your house, boat and property.  Addressing special needs.   Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT).  Pets and storms.  Post storm access to the island and damage assessment.


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