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Hurricane Readiness

Palm tree in hurricaneYou can't stop a tropical storm or hurricane, but you can take steps now to protect yourself and your family.

If you live in coastal areas at risk, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages you to begin preparing yourself for hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season is June 1 through November 30 each year.

Please follow the important preparedness tips CDC provides in hurricane readiness. These tips include

After you have read these tips, please review the other resources available on the CDC Hurricanes Web site.

CDC strongly recommends that you print all important resources before a hurricane strikes. Power outages during and after a hurricane can prevent you from accessing information online when you most need it. Preparing now can help keep you and your family safe.

You can receive weekly tips from CDC throughout hurricane season by signing up for the following:

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