Safety Tips

Being Prepared is as easy as 1,2,3…

An emergency — be it a natural disaster such as a flood or winter storm, a power outage or a terrorist act — can occur quickly and without warning. You can become better prepared to protect yourself and your family by following this safety information.

  1. Develop a Family Emergency Plan Emergencies may strike anywhere. Develop a plan at home. But also learn about plans at your workplace, or anywhere else you and your family spend time. Learn more…
  2. Stock up on Emergency Supplies Often during an emergency, electricity, heat, air conditioning or telephone service may not work. Be prepared to make it on your own for at least three days, maybe longer. Use this checklist to help you prepare for what you and your family will need. Learn more…
  3. Be Aware Pay attention to the news. Know your local radio and television stations that can provide you with official up-to-date information during an emergency. Be aware of your surroundings with regard to terrorism. If you see something unusual or suspicious, contact your local law enforcement or New York State’s Terrorism Tips Hotline at 1-866-SAFE-NYS.