Shelter in Place

In some cases during an emergency, staying home is best. For example, you would likely stay put for disease outbreaks, winter storms, and power and utility outages. With your stocked emergency supply kit, you should be ready if you are advised to stay at home.

During an emergency or disaster, individuals may be asked to Shelter-In-Place. This means sealing yourself into a room in your home. This helps keep out contaminated air. Public Officials would let you know (by radio, for example) if sheltering-in-place is needed.

Learn the typical Steps: