September is National Preparedness Month. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Preparedness Month encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools, and communities. Click here for more on NPM and suggestions on how to keep your family safe.
Click here for suggestions from Travelers Insurance on how to keep you and your family safe.
How much do you know about portable fire extinguishers? Click here and take the test from the United States Department of Labor. If you failed the test, here are some tips on how to properly use a fire extinguisher.
Visit the Ready.gov website for more ideas on preparing for a disaster.
Finally, the SCDOT encourages everyone to monitor weather situations and travel on the 511 Traveler service website.