Emergency Preparedness

GET READY! Saginaw County

The GET READY! Saginaw County is a 12-month citizen preparedness program focusing on a different area of emergency preparedness each month. Fact sheets are available for each topic listed on the calendar below. These fact sheets provide a range of preparedness options and action steps.

click on a month's topic to view a fact sheet

January

First Aid/CPR/AED

February

Hazard Awareness

March

Power Outage

April

Sheltering &
Evacuation

May

Emergency Contacts

June

Create a Plan
Part I

July

Creat a Plan
Part II

August

Saving Personal
Items

September

Recovery

October

Food & Water

November

Emergency Supply
Kit

December

First Aid Kit

 

Why Is Citizen Emergency Preparedness Important?

Disasters happen anytime and anywhere. When disaster strikes, it is easier to cope when you are prepared. Being prepared for the potential emergencies in Mid-Michigan means addressing all of the steps noted in the 12-month preparedness calendar. Acting on one step each month is an easy way to accomplish this goal.

Where Do I Get the GET READY! Saginaw County Fact Sheets?

GET READY! Saginaw County fact sheets are available at the following locations:

  • Saginaw County Department of Public Health—Room 301
    1600 N. Michigan Avenue—Saginaw
  • Office of Emergency Management—Courthouse Basement
    111 S. Michigan Avenue—Saginaw
  • Saginaw County Sheriff Department—Lobby
    618 Cass Street—Saginaw

What Do I Do with the Fact Sheet Information?

Read the fact sheet presented that month. There will be an explanation and suggestions on steps to prepare for that kind of emergency. Act on the suggestions in a manner that fits your time, your family, and your budget.
 

Who Do I Contact for More Information?

Contact the Saginaw County Citizen Corps at (989) 790-5500


Additional Resources:

CDC's Zombie Apocalypse Preparedness Campaign