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Health and Safety Podcast: Sept. 9, 2010


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Learn about hurricane safety and National Preparedness Month, how local firefighters assisted with back to school, the need for volunteers for an emergency exercise later this month and a pre-disaster recovery planning workshop for area businesses on Sept. 14.

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Health and Safety Podcast: Sept. 9, 2010

  1. 1. Health and Safety Podcast<br />Sept. 8, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Topics<br />Hurricane safety. <br />National Preparedness Month.<br />Firefighters assist with back to school.<br />Volunteers needed for an emergency exercise.<br />Pre-disaster recovery planning workshop for area businesses.<br />
  3. 3. Hurricane Safety<br />Be prepared for possible hurricanes<br />Take rubber boots, rubber gloves and goggles when you evacuate. These will protect you from possible contaminated flood waters when you return after a storm. <br />CDC hurricane tips widget at <br />
  4. 4. National Preparedness Month<br />A great time to make sure you have an emergency supply kit for your home and personal vehicle. Visit <br />For more on emergency supply kits, call the Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management at 571-350-1000.<br /><br />
  5. 5. Back to School<br />Fairfax County firefighters distribute <br />backpacks and school supplies.<br />Over 1,000 backpacks were filled with school supplies.<br />Congratulations to Fairfax County’s firefighters and local businesses and residents for the successful project.<br />
  6. 6. Volunteers Needed<br />Emergency exercise, Saturday, Sept. 25<br />Mock emergency volunteers needed. <br />Volunteer Fairfax, the Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management and the Fairfax County Health Department will be testing Volunteer Reception Center plans.<br /><br />
  7. 7. Pre-Disaster Planning<br />Pre-Disaster Recovery Workshop<br />Tuesday, Sept. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the McConnell Public Safety and Transportation Operations Center, 4890 Alliance Drive in Fairfax.<br />Help complete a Fairfax County pre-disaster recovery plan.<br />Call 571-350-1000. Register online.<br />
  8. 8. Additional Information<br /><br /><br />9-1-1 – Emergency police, fire, medical.<br />703-691-2131 – Non-emergency.<br />