The Wilbur D. May Museum at Rancho San Rafael has a wide range of historic artifacts
The Wilbur D. May Museum at Rancho San Rafael has a wide range of historic artifacts
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Help our community respond in an emergency.
Media Release
For Immediate Release
http://www.readywashoe.com
Contact: Aaron Kenneston
775.337.5898
MA 14-170

Reno, Nevada. Sept. 25, 2014. September is National Preparedness Month and Washoe County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is reminding residents what to do to prepare for disasters and emergencies. This week’s tip is get involved and become an active participant in emergency response.

Here are a few ways you can help:

Volunteer

There are many volunteer opportunities for citizens interested in supporting emergency response efforts during an incident, including but not limited to:

Be part of the community planning process

  • One such opportunity is through the Northern Nevada Access and Functional Needs workgroup, who reviews plans and provides feedback from the perspective of vulnerable populations in the region. To learn more about the workgroup or to join, email NNAFN@washoecounty.us .

Participate in the 2014 Great Nevada ShakeOut

Join more than a half-million Nevadans and sign up for the Great Nevada ShakeOut earthquake drill which will be held on Oct. 16 at 10:16 a.m.  You can sign up at www.shakeout.org/nevada.

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