As National Preparedness Month draws to a close, the Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management asks residents to remember one simple acronym that will help you with your personal preparedness: PICK!
P - Plan
I - Informed
C - Community
K - Kit
Make a family communication Plan; stay Informed about the world around you; get involved in your Community by volunteering for Citizen Corps programs; assemble an emergency supply Kit.
Residents can find out more by visiting the Ready Campaign, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Fairfax County Citizen Corps and the American Red Cross.