National Preparedness Month

September 26, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Encourages Residents to Prepare Emergency Kits for COVID-19

September is National Preparedness Month and Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is urging residents to prepare for the possibility of a second coronavirus wave. It was only a couple of months ago that people around Montgomery County were struggling to find basic household items like toilet, paper towels, bleach, and more. […]

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September 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 3, and summer vacation is officially over. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Back to School: Montgomery County Public Schools are back in session! Commuting might take a bit longer today. 2. Indoor Pools Back Open: After being closed for maintenance for two weeks, Germantown Indoor Swim Center and […]

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September 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

County Leaders Discuss Emergency Preparedness During Fair

As the one year anniversary of a catastrophic hurricane season approaches, Montgomery County leaders are using National Preparedness Month to educate residents on the benefits of having a plan in place before disaster strikes. Leaders from Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus, the National Cancer Institute, and other local and federal agencies, gathered in Rockville for […]

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September 10, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Storm Camp: Are You Ready? (Video)

September is National Preparedness Month and county officials are hosting a storm camp for our area’s young people. Find out more in this report: Find out more about Storm Camp here. Learn more about the Community Emergency Response Team here Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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August 31, 2012 | Staff Writer

Therese Goldsmith, Maryland Insurance Commissioner

Disaster Preparedness (Video)

September is National Preparedness Month. Maryland Insurance Commissioner Therese Goldsmith explains the Commission’s efforts to inform everyone. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of their fine programming.

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