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Posted on: September 24, 2019

[ARCHIVED] EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CONFERENCE

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
HOSTS CITIZENS EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CONFERENCE

Landover, MD – In recognition of September’s National Preparedness Month, the Prince George’s County Office of Emergency Management will host a 2019 Emergency Preparedness Summit, themed “Creating Resilient Communities,” on Saturday, September 28, 2019. The event is free to the community and will be held at Fairmont Heights, High School located at 6501 Columbia Park Road, Landover, Maryland.

“Creating Resilient Communities” encourages individuals, families and communities to prepare for emergencies and disasters before they strike. Participants will engage in general preparedness discussions, take part in workshops, and hear from professionals in the field of Individual/Family/Pet Preparedness, Active Shooter, Course of Recovery, Public Health Awareness, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Use Disorders, Alert Notifications & Social Media, Volunteerism and much more. This Summit will provide information and insight on how we, as a community, can ensure our readiness in the event of an emergency.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2019 Emergency Preparedness Summit, contact the Office of Emergency Management at 301-324-4000 or register at: bit.ly/2019PrepSummit.

WHAT: 2019 Emergency Preparedness Conference, “Creating Resilient Communities”

WHO: The Honorable Angela D. Alsobrooks, County Executive
           The Honorable Calvin S. Hawkins, II, County Council Member at Large
           Dr. Monica E. Goldson, Chief Executive Officer, Prince George’s County Public Schools
           Mark A Magaw, DCAO for Public Safety and Homeland Security
           Gevonia R. Whittington, Director, Office of Homeland Security
           Ronald E. Gill, Jr., Emergency Manager, Office of Emergency Management

WHEN: Saturday, September 28, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

WHEREFairmont Heights High School
               6501 Columbia Park Road
               Landover, MD 20785

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