EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS STARTS AT HOME
The first line of defense against the effects of a disaster is personal preparedness. The government may not be able to meet your needs in an emergency. To find brochures entitled PREPAREDNESS for Home & Family in Bergen County and READY TOGETHER NEW JERSEY, go to: www.bergenhealth.org <http://www.bergenhealth.org/> and click on Emergency Preparedness on the left side of the screen. Copies are also available at Borough Hall.
Oakland is conducting a Special Needs Assessment. If there was an emergency here in Oakland, some residents may have difficulty evacuating or being notified of the emergency due to special needs. Click here for more information:
New Jersey is preparing for a flu pandemic. You should too.
1) Have a family emergency plan (see above).