Lee County, Alabama Emergency Management Agency
3 days ago
Due to overcast weather, we will not be testing the outdoor warning sirens today. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago
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Does this also include fire extinguishers?
Patti Bivens Gaines
5 days ago
Lee County, Alabama Emergency Management Agency shared The Opelika-Auburn News's post.AU takes a pro-active stance in training their students and staff to react and take appropriate action if they are caught-up in a violent situation. ... See MoreSee Less
The Opelika-Auburn News
“What I saw was the need to train individuals that weren’t law enforcement on what to do until the police can get there, so they have options and they don’t panic.”
Items to consider when preparing your severe weather preparedness kit for the home:Water (one gallon of water per person for at least 3 days)Food (a 3 day supply of non-perishable food for each person in your family)Can openers and utensils Weather Radio(with back up batteries installed in case of a power outage)First aid kitBlankets/jackets (they keep you warm in the winter, and they protect you from potentially dangerous debris during spring/summer/fall thunderstorms)An extra pair of sturdy shoes (in case there’s debris left behind after the storm)Sanitation items (soap, moist towelettes, hand sanitizer gel)Flash lights and batteriesSpecial needs items for your family:Extra medication (enough for a week); copies of prescriptionsPet food water, health forms, IDs for family dogs, cats, birds, etcExtra food, water, bottles, diapers, etc for families with infants and young childrenExtra medication, denture care, spare eyeglasses or contact lenses with solution, spare hearing aid batteries for elderly family membersEmergency safety kit for the car:Jackets/blanketsSturdy shoes or boots.WaterNon-Perishable FoodExtra Phone Charger(s)This is a basic list to get your started. There are always more extensive lists and kits, depending upon the specific needs that you and your family may have.Take the time to build your kits and .prepare yourself for severe weather events. ... See MoreSee Less
Opelika Bulletin Board
6 days ago
Lee County, Alabama Emergency Management Agency shared a link. ... See MoreSee Less
Emergency preparedness: Local schools train for the unthinkable
One of the deadliest school shootings in American history occurred Wednesday when 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz shot and killed 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
We greatly appreciate the Lee County Sheriff's Department supporting Lee County Schools. Our School Resource Officers go above and beyond to build positive relationships with students and protect our campuses.
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