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Posted on: September 29, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Get Ready Lincoln County 2022

Get Ready Lincoln County 2022

NW Natural will be joined by local emergency preparedness groups to help you GET READY for local emergencies and disasters.

Saturday, October 1st 11am – 2pm County Commons (Fairgrounds) 633 NE 3rd St. Newport, OR 97365 


•Lincoln City Sporting Goods, Emergency readiness supplies – purchase at fair and take home 

•Display Vendors: Mountain House, Go/Stay/Kit, Earthquake Management

•Prepare and Protect Your Property: Insurance resources on protecting your property and how to recover after an event

Hazards – Top 6 for Lincoln County:

•Earthquake: Mitigation tips for protecting your home in advance, assessing for damage after

•Flooding: Flood plains maps, flood notifications, protecting your property, response steps if trapped in a car or at home and clean up after the flood •Hazardous Material Events: Sheltering in place and what it means

  • Tsunami: Find your zone, know where and when to evacuate, new signage Beat the Wave neighborhood maps
  • Wildfire: Be Ready, Be Set, Go NOW! Instructions on when, how and where you should evacuate to? • Winter Weather: National Weather Service and Oregon Department of Transportation tips for preparing for winter weather and hazardous road conditions

Community Health Services:

•Emergency Medical Transportation: Pacific West

Ambulance and Life Flight

•Hospital Care and Your Health: Samaritan Health Services

  • Public Health: Hand washing, immunization & vaccine information

Community Partnerships:

•Northwest Natural: Featured host of readiness fair and provider of lunch during fair

•Lincoln County Sheriff's Office - Emergency

Management Division and volunteers

•Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians

•City of Lincoln City Emergency Management

•City of Newport Emergency Management •CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams: South County, North Lincoln, Depoe Bay and Newport Teams

Kids Korner 

• Tips on talking with your kids about disasters, how to emotionally recover

•Fun take home activity sheets to engage kids on their preparedness and helping the whole family be ready

Preparedness and Response:

•Business Continuity Planning: How to survive an event and taking care of your employees

•Communications: Lincoln County Auxiliary Communications License training tips, family 2 way radios – NOAA Weather Alert Radios programing

•Food Ration Bars: Taste before you buy, samples, samples, samples

•Emergency Kits: Examples of do it yourself, premade, evacuation kits vs. shelter in place supplies…What’s in Your Trunk display

•Handwashing: How Clean is Clean? Tips and techniques to keep the germs away

•Neighborhood Planning: Map Your Neighborhood program and example neighborhood caches

•Pets and Livestock: Saving the whole family, shelter in place and evacuating with your pets •Prepare in a Year: 12 Step Guide to Readiness •Search and Rescue: How to protect yourself if lost and how our Lincoln County SAR can help

•Water Resiliency: How do you provide water for yourself and your family in a disaster situation?

Security and Safety:

•911 Know When to Call: Tips before you call nonemergency public safety phone numbers

•Fire Extinguishers/Smoke Detectors: Tips on using and practice

•Marine and Water Safety: Are you sure you’re ready to take on the seas, river or the surf

•Run/Hide/Fight: Response tips if you find yourself in a threatening situation

•See Something, Say Something: When and what should you report and to whom?

•Utilities: Safety precautions and shut off tips for gas, water, electricity

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