Below you will find links to a number of documents, websites, and other resources to help you better prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Workplace Preparedness Documents
U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Active Shooter: How to Respond.
This brief manual offers information on how to prepare and respond to an active shooter situation in the workplace.
Montgomery County Are You Ready Preparedness Brochures
NEW - Are You Ready Family Preparedness
NEW - Are You Ready Family Preparedness (Spanish)
NEW - Are You Ready Family Preparedness (Chinese)
NEW - Are You Ready Senior Preparedness
NEW - Are You Ready Pet Preparedness
NEW - Are You Ready Kid Preparedness
NEW - Are You Ready Business Preparedness
Montgomery County Preparedness Guides
OEMHS Monthly Newsletter
The OEMHS electronic newsletter archive.
Montgomery County Hazardous Materials Use Permit Information and Training
Montgomery County Hazardous Materials Use Permit Executive Regulation
Montgomery County Hazardous Materials Use Permit System Training Presentation
Montgomery County Hazardous Materials Use Certificate System
General Preparedness Websites
Ready.gov - The Federal Emergency Management Agency's emergency preparedness campaign contains a host of resources to prepare your family, your community, and your business.
MEMA.Maryland.gov - The Maryland Emergency Management Agency's website has information on preparedness and hazards that affect the state.
RedCross.org/prepare - The Red Cross website has emergency planning resources for families, businesses, and schools.
Weather.gov - The National Weather Service's website has forcasts and information on weather safety.
Storm Prediction Center - The National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration's Storm Prediction Center offers maps and discussions of forecasted and current storm activity.
CDC - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website has preparedness information and resources to stay healthy.
Flu.gov - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website has information about preventing the flu and caring for those who have it.
Office of Preparedness and Response - Part of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Ready.gov - The Federal Emergency Mangement Agency's emergency preparedness campaign contains a wealth of information on emergency and continuity planning.
CDC Business Resources - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer a wide range of resources on business and facility preparedness.
Humane Society - The Humane Society of the United States Disaster Preparedness Information.
Ready.gov - The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Pet Preparedness Information.