|Winter is Coming – Have you Checked Your Preparedness List?
|By St. Mary’s County Government’s Department of Emergency Services
|December 27, 2023
St. Mary’s County Government’s Department of Emergency Services encourages all residents to double check their emergency preparedness checklist to ensure they are ready for winter.
Prolonged cold conditions and winter storms raise the risk of freezing home plumbing, community water main breaks, automobile failures, transportation interruptions, automobile accidents, power outages, home heating system failures, hypothermia, and more.
Winter Readiness Checklist:
Knowing what to do before, during, and after an emergency is a critical part of being prepared and may make all the difference, when seconds count.
Visit www.stmaryscountymd.gov/prepare for additional preparedness tips and information.