Is Ocean County Ready for Tropical Storm Isaias, Let Alone Hurricane Season
As we get ready for Tropical Storm Isaias coming tomorrow through Wednesday here at the Shore, are we prepared here in Ocean County, what if it was a hurricane?
In a recent article from tapinto.net, Freeholder Kelly, Director of Law and Public Safety states, "We already had a close call with Tropical Storm Fay, which came ashore just south of us earlier in July, with so many more months to go in hurricane season and looking at the number of named storms we have already seen, we have to remain vigilant.”
“There’s no question that COVID-19 will make storm preparations more challenging,” “However, our Office of Emergency Management has already made plans on how to deal with pandemic safeguards during any evacuations.”
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidelines in case of a storm-related disaster. Ocean County Sheriff Michael G. Mastronardy is asking all residents to prepare in advance and things will be totally different with the pandemic this year. Sheriff Mastronardy reminds everyone to fill their prescriptions and are up to date and keep listening to all the weather updates. You can keep up to date with weather updates with Meteorologist Dan Zarrow's weather blog by clicking here.
Also, Ocean County Sheriff Mastronardy says for every family to have a household Disaster Supply Kit, and don't forget about your pets needs, too.
A Household Disaster Supply Kit should have:
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