Celebrate Safely With Your Family


‚Äčtraveling safe.pngIf you are traveling to see family or hosting guests at your home over the holidays, make sure that everyone knows what to do in the event of an emergency. Use these tips to have a safe holiday season with your family:

  • Pack an emergency kit in your car when traveling, in case of bad weather, or car trouble.  
  • Know before you go WV511. Sign-up for winter weather alerts. .
  • Decide on a family emergency meeting spot and make sure your guests know how to get there.
  • Make sure you have working smoke alarms in any rooms where guests are sleeping.
  • Giving or getting a new tablet or smartphone for the holidays? Visit https://www.fema.gov/mobile-app to download emergency preparedness apps and set up the emergency contact feature on your phone.

For more information about preparing a family emergency plan, visit: https://www.ready.gov/make-a-plan.

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