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Emergency Preparedness December 2014

 December Tips:

Spotlight On: Travel Safety
     Preparedness for winter travel from Washington Dept. of Transportation
     Winter Wise in Pierce County- County Road maintenance
     Take Winter by Storm Preparedness - Social Media Fun
     Pierce County ALERT sponsors Fridays at FANTASY LIGHTS
     Public Transportation user? How to be winter wise on the bus or train.
     Consider purchasing preparedness equipment during this holiday season.
Know what to do to be winter wise
Follow these important steps, Make a Plan, Build a Kit and Help Others
 (click on the BE prepared icon to take the first step to preparedness):
 winter_wise_icons_2014_Be Prepared.jpg Preparing for Winter Weather in the Northwest can include being ready for heavy rain, power outages, snow, icy roads, being stuck in a car  or a buss for hours or worse yet, maybe walking home in very bad weather.

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Pierce County is a sponsor of Take Winter by Storm, stay tuned for information on a social media photo contest to win great prizes! Everyone is a winner!
See winter focused kit lists for home and car.
Check out Take Winter by Storm on You tube for informative videos.

Pierce County Preparedness Programs and Services
Links on preparation tools   

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