EventsGear Up Get Ready Disaster Preparedness

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Gear Up Get Ready Disaster Preparedness

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM


Volunteers from Chicago CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) will be presenting information on disaster preparedness and staff from Chicago OEMC (Office of Emergency Management and Communication) will be on-hand to talk about the SMART 911 program. 

GEAR UP GET READY focuses on educating and informing residents where they live, work, play and worship with the goal of getting them prepared for disasters. Being prepared and informed can help families and communities save lives and build community resilience.

Register for this event if you wish to attend virtually. If you wish to register for the in person program, please visit our other event listing.

September is National Emergency Preparedness Month and the Richard M. Daley Branch, along with community partners, wants to raise awareness about the importance of being prepared for disasters and emergencies that can happen at any time.

How to Attend
This event takes place on Zoom. Register by 5 pm Sunday, September 19th. You’ll receive an email with a link to the secure Zoom meeting about 24 hours before the meeting. By registering for this event, you agree to abide by the Library Use Guidelines.

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Automatic transcription is included in all CPL events using Zoom. Need live captioning for this event? Please call (312) 747-4072 or email Requests for live captioning must be made at least 14 business days before the event.

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