CMC offers hurricane advice
by The Press and Standard | August 30, 2019 3:53 pm
Whipping winds, torrential downpours, power outages and floods- hurricane season is in full effect in the Atlantic and with that brings a host of dramatic and dangerous weather with it.
“We do not want to wait until a hurricane is imminent to prepare, early preparation is key,” says Jimmy Hiott, CEO at Colleton Medical Center. “Having this checklist of items taken care of prior to any weather event will help in allowing ample time for the community to take care of their families and friends.”
Sign up for local alerts and warnings. Several state and local agencies offer excellent resources regarding the storm forecast, evacuation pre-planning, travel and shelters. Links are below.
- Know the evacuation routes
- Stock emergency supplies
- Review your insurance and take pictures of your personal property
- Collect and safeguard important documents