Personal Preparedness

Personal preparedness includes being ready for emergencies at home, in your car or anywhere else you may spend time. Personal preparedness lessens the impact of disasters on families, on workplaces and on communities. What you do now can help you and your family better respond to and recover from disaster, as well as contribute to the overall readiness of Washington County.


Staying Prepared


  1. Make a Plan:
  2. Build a Kit
  3. Get Involved
Does your family know what to do, how to communicate and where to go in the case of an emergency? Having an emergency plan is the first key step in being prepared.

American Red Cross Family Preparedness Plan
Planning for your Business
Personal Preparedness for Older Adults & Caregivers
Planning for Individuals with Access and Functional Needs
Emergency Resources for Dialysis Patients