Daylight Savings Time, Time to Check Safety

MONTESANO, Wash. – The Emergency Management Department of Grays Harbor County is asking that all citizens become pro active in protecting your family from harm. All households and businesses are being asked to:

1)     CHANGE the batteries in your Smoke Detectors, Carbon Monoxide detectors and your All Hazard Weather Radios at the same time you change your clocks. Also, please test the alarm to make sure they work properly.

2)  Begin assembling a Family Emergency Plan in the event we are impacted by a natural disaster and you become separated from your family.

3)    Check or begin to assemble your 72 hour supplies in the event of a power outage. You will need non perishable food and water for your family and pets, blankets, bedding, flashlights and the location of the closest shelter in the event you must leave your home.

4)    In the event of severe weather or disaster, remember to check on your neighbors.