Homeland Security Advisory System

  • Continue to enjoy individual freedom. Participate freely in travel, work recreational activities.
  • Be prepared for disasters and family emergencies. Develop a family emergency Plan. Review family emergency plans. Increase family emergency preparedness by purchasing supplies, food and storing water.
  • Be familiar with local Natural and technological Hazards in your community.
  • Increase individual or family Emergency preparedness Through training, maintaining good physical Fitness and health, and Storing food, water and emergency supplies. Monitor local and national news for terrorist alerts.
  • Update immunizations.
  • Volunteer to assist and support the community emergency response agencies.
  • Continue normal activities, but report suspicious activities to the local law Enforcement.
  • Take a first aid or CERT Class.
  • Become active in your local Neighborhood Crime Watch Program.
  • Network with your family, Neighbors and community For mutual support during a disaster or terrorist attack.
  • Learn what critical facilities are located in your Community and report Suspicious activities at or near these sites.
  • Attend your local Emergency planning Committee meeting to learn more about local hazards.
  • Increase individual or family Emergency preparedness Through training, Maintaining good physical Fitness and health, and Storing food, water and Emergency supplies.
  • Resume normal activities but expect some delays, baggage searches and restrictions as a result of Heightened security at Public buildings and Facilities.
  • Continue to monitor local Events as well as local Government threat Advisories.
  • Report suspicious activities at or near critical facilities to local law enforcement by Calling 911.
  • Avoid leaving unattended Packages or brief cases in Public areas.
  • Inventory and organize Emergency supply kits and discuss emergency plans with family members.
  • Reevaluate meeting location based on threat.
  • Consider taking reasonable Personal security Precautions.
  • Be alert to Your surroundings, avoid Placing yourself in a Vulnerable situation and monitor the activities of Your children.
  • Maintain close contact with Your family and neighbors To ensure their safety and emotional welfare.
  • Report suspicious activities and Call 911 for immediate response.
  • Expect delays, searches of Purses and bags and restricted access to public buildings.
  • Expect traffic delays and Restrictions.
  • Take personal security Precautions to avoid becoming a Victim of crime or terrorist Attack.
  • Avoid crowded public areas and Gatherings.
  • Do not travel into areas affected by the attack or in an expected Terrorist attack.
  • Keep emergency supplies accessible and car gas tank full.
  • Be prepared to evacuate your Home or shelter in place on order of local authorities.
  • Be suspicious of persons taking Photographs of critical facilities, asking questions about physical Security or dressed Inappropriately for weather Conditions.
  • Report these Incidents immediately to law Enforcement.
  • Closely monitor news reports and local radio/TV stations, & Law enforcement.
  • Assist neighbors who may need Help.
  • Avoid passing on Unsubstantiated information and rumors.