Dec. 3, 2004
Emergency Management Office Offers Tips for Weathering Winter
With the winter season approaching, Pat Egan, Director of the Oswego County Emergency Management Office, issued some common-sense safety tips residents can take to be prepared for a seasonal storm.
"A winter storm could isolate you in your home for several days," Egan said. "You should be prepared now, before the storm strikes. It's best to have enough supplies to survive at least three days on your own."
Primary concerns in a winter storm are the potential loss of heat, telephone service, and a shortage of supplies if storm conditions continue for more than a day. Following is a list of some items that residents and businesses should have on hand:
More information on winter preparedness is available by contacting the Oswego County Emergency Management Office at (315) 591-9150.
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