Hurricane Preparedness 2013. Jack Ellison, Jr., BS, RS Public Health Planner. When is Hurricane Season?. June 1 – November 30. 2013 HURRICANE SEASON. HURRICANE CATEGORIES. 3. 5. 1. 2. 4. -- Saffir -Simpson Scale --The David Popoff Scale. Have A Personal Plan.
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Jack Ellison, Jr., BS, RS
Public Health Planner
When is Hurricane Season?
June 1 – November 30
-- Saffir-Simpson Scale
--The David Popoff Scale
and your family.
Don’t be these people!!!
Copies of important documents and records, information to process insurance claims. Maintain in a waterproof container.
Battery-operated radio, flashlight, batteries, NOAA weather radio
List of phone numbers of family and friends
Blankets, pillows, sleeping bags
If there is a baby, include formula, diapers, bottles, powdered milk, medications, baby wipes, and diaper rash ointment.
If you have a disability or have special healthcare needs, you
may require additional items.
Level 4 = Normal Conditions
Emergency equipment is maintained and tested
Review stock of emergency supplies
Level 3 = Increased Readiness
Review of plans and resource status
Determine staff availability
(72 Hours before onset of 39 MPH winds)
Level 2 = High Readiness
Secure and protect equipment
Allow staff to secure homes
Level 1 = Maximum Readiness
Evacuate non-essential staff
Staff EOC as necessary
(39 mph winds predicted in 12-24 hours or less)
Call (409) 938-2489
Listen to Houston media (KTRH radio, etc.)
Check in with remote contact person
Call your Supervisor
(be sure to update remote contact information if it changes)
We need your help!
Jack Ellison Public Health Planner409-938-2275email: [email protected]