Emergency Preparedness Quick Tips
Stay home. Don't drive.
If you must go outside, dress in layers. Change wet clothes. Watch for hypothermia.
Keep a supply kit, including flashlight and batteries. Report the outage. Unplug equipment; keep fridge closed. Have a plan for replacing medication/medical applications.
Get to know resources at the University of Maryland to help prepare for and manage emergencies.
Go to an enclosed, windowless space or designated tornado shelter. Get under a table or heavy furniture. Wait for the all clear.