National Preparedness Month is observed each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for potential disasters and emergencies. The City of Gilroy encourages you to take steps to prepare yourself, your family, and your community.
Here are some simple steps you can take:
- Learn about hazards in your area
- Sign up for emergency alerts to stay informed (The City of Gilroy uses Nixle for emergency alerts. Sign up at Nixle.com)
- Build an emergency supply kit
- Make a plan and practice
Visit Gilroy’s Emergency Preparedness webpage for additional information on these simple steps.