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MEDIA ADVISORY - NYS Disaster Preparedness Training Comes to the Town of Riverhead
Posted Date:
7/24/2017

M E D I A   A D V I S O R Y

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 24, 2017


CONTACT:                               Jill Lewis, Deputy Supervisor

                                                631-727-3200 x 655

 

 

NYS DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TRAINING COMES TO THE TOWN OF RIVERHEAD


WHO:        Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, State Senator Kenneth LaValle, Assemblymember Anthony H. Palumbo, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter

WHAT:            CITIZEN PREPAREDNESS CORPS TRAINING

WHEN:            Monday, August 14, 2017 at 6:00 – 7:30 P.M.

WHERE:         Town of Riverhead, Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901

DETAILS:         New York State is offering a training session for our residents to have the tools and resources to prepare for any type of disaster, respond accordingly and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions.

The Citizen Preparedness Corps training course will provide an introduction to responding to a natural or man-made disaster. Participants will be advised on how to properly prepare for any disaster, including developing a family emergency plan and stocking up on emergency supplies. A key component of this training is distribution of free NYS Disaster Preparedness Kits to all participants (one per family) containing key items to assist individuals in the immediate aftermath of a disaster.

All Residents are invited to attend this free disaster preparedness training but they must register in advance at www.prepare.ny.gov.

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