Emergency Preparedness

Hurricane Sandy Update and Preparedness

News from Emergency Services posted on Sun, 10/28/2012 - 12:12pm

Updated 10/29/12 13:00

NY Winter Weather Awareness Week

News from Emergency Services posted on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 1:30pm

Don't be fooled by the sunshine and the 60+ degree temps today, this week is winter weather awareness week in New York...

The National Weather Service joins with the New York state office of emergency management in promoting winter weather safety to all new yorkers during winter weather awareness week October 21st to 27th.

Fire Prevention Week 2012 - Tips for Safety

News from Emergency Services posted on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 3:09pm

Fire Prevention Week 2012 is October 9th through the 13th

Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services staff would like to take the opportunity to remind you of some important fire prevention and safety tips.

It's time to get your furnace ready...

Free Flu Shots for First Responders

News from Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Services posted on Wed, 09/19/2012 - 12:38pm

Please see the attached flyer for complete information about free flu shots available for Cattaraugus County First Responders on Wednesday, October 10, 2012.  Call (716) 938-2244 for more information.

Flood Awareness Week Begins March 12, 2012

News from Emergency Services posted on Tue, 03/13/2012 - 10:40am

Flood Safety and Awareness Week: March 12 through 16, 2012

Beginning March 12, New Yorkers once again began to observe Flood Safety Awareness Week.  In the last decade floods have claimed an average of 94 lives and caused more than $10 billion in damages nationally.  The threat of river and coastal flooding is the greatest natural hazard risk that we face in New York State.  Our citizens and first responders face annual flooding events of varying severity that threaten them and their families, damage their homes, schools and churches, destroy public infrastructure, an

Health Alerts!

News from Health posted on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 11:13am
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Girl giving a boy Cough Medicine from OpenClipArt.org

The best way to prevent pertussis (whooping cough) among infants, children, teens, and adults is to get vaccinated.

Emergency Preparedness Links

Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services encourages all residents, businesses and organizations within the county to become prepared in case of an emergency.  Emergencies can happen any time and affect anyone.  It is critical that you, your family, your business, and your community organizations take steps now to become prepared.  Below are some useful links we have found to help in your preparedness planning. Read more

Safety and Preparedness

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Sign Up for NY-Alert Now!

New York state provides a free, customizable alert system residents to receive notifications of numerous events such as severe weather, road closures, sex offender relocation, amber and silver alerts, and much more.  Go online at the link below to sign up.  The best part of this system is you choose what types of notifications you want to recieve, for what area(s), and how (home phone, cell phone, email, text...). Read more

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