Join a friend, neighbor, or family member’s personal support network. Personal support networks are teams of people, organized by an older adult or a person with a disability, to help them prepare for and respond to a disaster.
Invite family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers to learn practical skills with you. Knowing, for example, how to give first aid and perform CPR could save a life, including your own.
Rumor and misinformation can spread quickly during an emergency. Help to share factual and trusted information on social media. Friend and follow verified sources of reliable information on social media, such as your local and state public health departments and emergency management offices.
Join your workplace emergency team or start a CERT programexternal icon at work. CERT has trained about 600,000 volunteers nationwide.
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