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September is National Preparedness Month

On Heels of Tornado Touchdown In Northeastern Shiawassee County Last Week, Local Agencies Offer Tips

Posted by Owosso Now at 10:46pm 9/8/19

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Brent Simmons

On Thursday evening, August 29th, a line of storms that pushed through the county spun up an EF-0 tornado that touched down just south of the village of New Lothrop causing damage to several structures. There were no injuries.

In observance of National Preparedness Month, the Shiawassee County Health Department (SCHD) along with the Center for Preparedness and Response (CPR) is encouraging year-round personal preparedness.
  
Follow the four P’s when preparing for an emergency so you can protect the health and safety of your family.

Personal Needs:
• First aid supplies: antibacterial wipes, gauze, gloves, tweezers, scissors and bandages
• Hygiene supplies: soap, hand sanitizer, toilet paper, and feminine hygiene products
• Extra pair of prescription eyeglasses, contact lenses, and contact solution
• Extra set of clothes
• Water
  
Prescriptions:
• A 7-10 day supply stored in a waterproof and childproof container
• Up-to-date list of prescriptions (including dosage amounts) and known allergies

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Paperwork (kept in water and fireproof container):
• Copies of medical documents: health insurance card, immunizations records, and vital records
• Personal identification: driver’s license, social security card, passport, etc.
• List of: in case of emergency (ICE) contacts, meeting place, and school/work information

Power Sources:
• Flashlight or head lamp
• Extra batteries
• Car chargers and adaptors
• Weather radio

Personal health preparedness can help you and your family during an emergency or disaster when resources and availability of services is limited.

For more preparedness tips, click here.

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Shiawassee THEN Episode 2 - 8.31.19

Learn about the Owosso-made Autocycle. Fewer than 350 of these unique jet-car-motorcycle hybrids were produced between 1984 and 1990 by Owosso Motor Car Company.

LINKS FOR REFERENCE: 
autocycles.org
bike-urious.com

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