Extreme Weather Preparedness! (Enter to win our Door Prize!)

Wednesday, September 307:00—8:00 PMOnlineMain Library28 Arlington Street, Dracut, MA, 01826

Hearty New Englanders like to believe they’re prepared for anything.  But what happens when we’re pummeled by Nor’Easters, tornadoes, floods, ice storms, fires, severe heat or cold, power outages, and any number of mishaps that can catch us off guard?  ...And with the dawn of COVID-19, what else do we need to consider for keeping our loved ones safe?

If you think there must be better ways to prepare than racing to the grocery store for perishables and toilet paper, tune into this free seminar.  

Learn about 72-hour kits – and enter to win one in our drawing!   Take the larger view of how to stay safe in a disaster. 

- Know how to prepare your home 

- What items to keep on hand 

- Why a communications plan is helpful

- Who to call when you need help

Celebrate the last day of National Preparedness Month by knowing how to shelter in place or evacuate safely in case of disaster.

All registrants will receive a Zoom link to the program via email, the morning of the event.

Our Presenter is Nancy V. Burns – EMT, CHEP, AFAA

Nancy Burns has been the Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator for the Upper Merrimack Valley MRC, based at the Westford Health Department, since 2004. She finds it gratifying to help her 570-member unit develop wide-ranging skills for disaster response.  She’s also been involved in numerous national committees related to emergency preparedness and surge capacity.  Nancy became an Emergency Medical Technician in 1979 and served on-call for ambulances in Littleton and Westford until 2014.  She is an instructor-trainer on the faculty of the American Heart Association, who enjoys teaching classes in BLS, CPR, First Aid, Stop the Bleed, Until Help Arrives, sheltering, and other topics.  Nancy earned her CHEP (Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional) status in 2014. She has guided her unit through many deployments, as well as community service activities.

This program is Sponsored by the Upper Merrimack Valley Medical Reserve Corps.

Capacity: 50 of 99 spaces available.

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