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Week #3 – Emergency Preparedness Month – Check your insurance coverage

Week 3 – Check your Insurance Coverage

  1. Flooding can be an emotionally and financially devastating event.  Just one inch of water can cause $25,000 in damage to your home.
  2. Approximately 80 percent of households impacted by Hurricane Harvey did not have flood insurance.  Also, most homeowners and renters insurance does not cover flood damage.  Avoid surprises.  Learn more about your flood risk and insurance at
  3. Take photos of important documents and personal belongings to help you quickly file a claim after a flood.

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Week # 2 – Emergency Preparedness Month – Learn life-saving skills

September is Emergency Preparedness Month – Week #2

  1. Learn CPR and basic first aid skills
  2. Learn how to turn off utilities; such as natural gas in your home.
  3. Put smoke alarms on every level of your home, test them monthly, and replace them when they are 10 years old.
  4. Know how to keep your home safe from cooking, heating and electrical fires.
  5. Install natural gas and carbon monoxide detectors in your house.
  6. Be prepared for a power outage by having enough food, water and medications to last for at least 72 hours.
  7. Have chimneys and vents cleaned and inspected by a qualified professional at least once a year to prevent home fires.

Week #1 – Emergency Preparedness Month – Make and Practice Plans

September is Emergency Preparedness Month

  1. Disasters don’t plan ahead, but you can.  Make an emergency plan today and practice it.
  2. Preparing a family for an emergency is as simple as a conversation over dinner.
  3. Do you have a fire escape plan?  Make one today and practice two ways out of every room.  Also, have a fire drill at least twice a year that includes everyone in the household.
  4. Download a group texting app so your family can keep in touch before, during and after an emergency.
  5. Practice evacuating in the car with your pets so they’re comfortable, too, if you need to leave in a hurry.
  6. Sign up for local emergency alerts in your area.


Free Community Dinners at Wiest Memorial Church


Free Community Dinner at Wiest Memorial United Methodist Church

FREE Community Dinners on Thursdays, 27th/September; 25th/October; 15th/November and
27th/December/2018 in the fellowship hall at 48 South King Street, Schoeneck.

Call  717–336–5690 for more information and Dinners are served from 4:30–6:45 p. m.

Chronic Wasting Disease Event

Draft Agenda – September 18, 2018

Free Community Dinners

Free Community Dinners

9th Annual Blue Mass