Emergency Preparedness

Flooding Resources

Siouxland District Health Department has compiled many resources to help inform people how to protect their families and their properties as this recovery stage progresses. Click here for flooding resources.
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Emergencies can strike without warning. Prepare now to care for yourself and your loved ones during a crisis.

Prepare an emergency kit using the instructions found in the emergency preparedness guide and our instructions for proper water storage.

Prepare a family plan so you'll know where to meet and how to contact your family in an emergency. Instructions for putting together a plan can be found at http://www.ready.gov.

Know why the sirens sound: they are not just for severe weather.

What we are doing to prepare for emergencies.

Other resources:

Frequently Called Numbers: Access local emergency assistance numbers. 

Ready.gov: Emergency preparedness advice from the federal government.

Pandemic flu: get the latest news on avian/bird flu and advice on how to prepare at BeReadyIowa.org