|What to do in the event of a Chemical Emergency
|If an emergency occurs go inside,
turn on the Radio or Television and listen for instructions.
|Follow Shelter In Place Instructions
- Go inside immediately.
- Stay inside your home
- Close windows and doors.
- Turn off air
conditioners and heating system blowers.
- Close fireplace dampers.
- Gather flashlight,
food, water, medicines, duct tape, towels, plastic sheeting, battery
operated radio, and cordless telephone, if available.
- Go to an inside area or
room and seal cracks and openings (using duct tape and plastic.)
- Stay still and quiet to
minimize air use.
- If you smell a chemical
or anything unusual, dampen a towel and breathe through it.
- If children are at
school they will be protected. Do not travel to the school for them.
- Stay tuned to a radio
or TV station for further instructions, or for the "All Clear" to be issued.
|After the All Clear has been sounded:
Open Doors and Windows and air out the house.
|If you are away from home,
go to a shopping center or public building for shelter and wait for instructions for
shelter or evacuation.
|Warnings / Emergency Action
instructions will be Issued by Central Police Dispatch,
at the Direction of the Incident Commander:
Central Police Dispatch will activate the Warning Systems
First Call Telephone Warning System
Television Cable Override Warning System
NOAA Weather Radio Warning System
Emergency Alert System EAS [Public Radio Warning System]
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