May 23, 2018
FOR HURRICANE SEASON 2018
Hurricane season is fast approaching! Constable Mark Herman
and his deputies would like to ensure the citizens of Precinct 4 are prepared
this hurricane season which begins June 1, 2018. The most
important thing you can do as hurricane season approaches is to get yourself,
your family and your home prepared. Prepare for a hurricane by stocking up on
emergency supplies including food, water, protective clothing, medications,
batteries, flashlights, important documents, roadmaps and a full tank of
Take these steps to prepare yourself from dangerous weather:
Have an emergency plan
Create an emergency plan and review it with
everyone in your home. Make sure everyone knows the safest location in the
Stock up on supplies
Be sure to have the proper necessities, such as
water, blanket, first aid kits, flashlights, batteries, radios and any pet care
Make sure to have an out-of-state friend or
family member as a contact, so they can check on your whereabouts.
Follow emergency instructions
Follow all instructions from authorities
regarding evacuation and other safety protocols. Check radio, television or
other media outlets for emergency information.
Have an evacuation
Make sure you know your evacuation route before
the hurricane hits and keep a full tank of gas.
Protect important documents
Make sure important documents such as ID cards
and other vital information are placed in a secured, waterproof container.
Don’t forget about
Have pet essentials handy, such as: pet food, medications,
toys and other pet needs.