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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Winter Weather

Winter storms bring many health and safety concerns with the wind, snow, cold temperatures and ice.  But preparation, communication and a response plan can help you and your family weather the storms safely.  The resources below will help you learn how to create a plan, stay informed, and recover from a winter storms. 

Preparation and Planning

A well stocked preparedness kit and proper plannign can help you get through winter storms safely. Learn the key elements of a good plan and how to stay connected with family members, plan for loved ones with special need, protect your pets, and other important aspects of preparedness.

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  • This page last reviewed: January 06, 2014