Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Recent Events at Bedford CERT
Fall and Winter Safety Tips...
1. Service snowblower and generator
2. Replace batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
3. Have furnace serviced and filters replaced and chimney cleaned
4. Store sand/salt for application on icy walkways and driveway
5. Restock Emergency kit and medicine cabinet
with water, food, flashlights -properly discard old medications
6. Children are at school bus-stops... drive carefully
7. Check home security systems, cameras, doors, windows
8. Check fire extinguishers
9. Create or review family emergency plans and provisions
10. Assess home areas for safety and remove clutter
11. Use appropriate safekeeping for valuables and weapons
12. Leaves and ice on roads with solar glare... drive carefully
13. Put windshield ice scrapers in autos.. find snow shovels
14. Check in on elderly during winter storms or power outages
15. Tread carefully on snow and ice
16. GET A FLU SHOT!
17. If hiking during hunting season, wear blaze orange clothing and don't forget the dog
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