M E D I A A D V I S O R Y
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 24, 2017
CONTACT: Jill Lewis, Deputy Supervisor
631-727-3200 x 655
NYS DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TRAINING COMES TO THE TOWN OF RIVERHEAD
WHO: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, State Senator Kenneth LaValle, Assemblymember Anthony H. Palumbo, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter
WHAT: CITIZEN PREPAREDNESS CORPS TRAINING
WHEN: Monday, August 14, 2017 at 6:00 – 7:30 P.M.
WHERE: Town of Riverhead, Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
DETAILS: New York State is offering a training session for our residents to have the tools and resources to prepare for any type of disaster, respond accordingly and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions.
The Citizen Preparedness Corps training course will provide an introduction to responding to a natural or man-made disaster. Participants will be advised on how to properly prepare for any disaster, including developing a family emergency plan and stocking up on emergency supplies. A key component of this training is distribution of free NYS Disaster Preparedness Kits to all participants (one per family) containing key items to assist individuals in the immediate aftermath of a disaster.
All Residents are invited to attend this free disaster preparedness training but they must register in advance at www.prepare.ny.gov.