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Resources

Below you will find links to a number of documents, websites, and other resources to help you better prepare for and respond to emergencies.


Workplace Preparedness Documents

County LogoMontgomery County Employee Emergency Handbook
County LogoMontgomery County Employee Emergency Presentation
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Active Shooter: How to Respond
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This brief manual offers information on how to prepare and respond to an active shooter situation in the workplace.

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VIDEO - RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. Surviving an Active Shooter Event

 

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VIDEO - Operations for Consideration Active Shooter Training

 

 

Small Business Preparedness

Montgomery County Small Business Continuity Guide

Montgomery County Are You Ready Preparedness Brochures

 Are  You Ready Family Preparedness

Are You Ready Family Preparedness (Spanish)

Are You Ready Family Preparedness (Chinese)

Are You Ready Senior Preparedness

Are You Ready Pet Preparedness

Are You Ready Kid Preparedness

Are You Ready Business Preparedness


Montgomery County Hazardous Materials Use Permit Information and Training

Montgomery County Hazardous Materials Use Permit Executive Regulation

Montgomery County Hazardous Materials Use Permit System Training Presentation

Montgomery County Hazardous Materials Use Certificate System


General Preparedness Websites

Ready.gov - The Federal Emergency Management Agency's emergency preparedness campaign contains a host of resources to prepare your family, your community, and your business.

MEMA.Maryland.gov - The Maryland Emergency Management Agency's website has information on preparedness and hazards that affect the state.

RedCross.org/prepare - The Red Cross website has emergency planning resources for families, businesses, and schools.



Weather Websites

Weather.gov - The National Weather Service's website has forcasts and information on weather safety.

Storm Prediction Center - The National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration's Storm Prediction Center offers maps and discussions of forecasted and current storm activity.


Health Preparedness

CDC - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website has preparedness information and resources to stay healthy.

Flu.gov - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website has information about preventing the flu and caring for those who have it.

Office of Preparedness and Response - Part of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.


Business Preparedness

Ready.gov - The Federal Emergency Mangement Agency's emergency preparedness campaign contains a wealth of information on emergency and continuity planning.

CDC Business Resources - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer a wide range of resources on business and facility preparedness.


Pet Preparedness

Humane Society - The Humane Society of the United States Disaster Preparedness Information.

Ready.gov - The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Pet Preparedness Information.