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Home Safety

Awareness of and preparation for safety begins at home.  For instance, a free Security Survey to Identify and eliminate security weaknesses can be done by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.  Let the professionals help you before the “bad guy” helps himself.

Regardless of who built it or when it was built, your home can have vulnerabilities.  So learn how to retrofit your home, reduce damage and possibly reduce insurance premiums.  The Florida Division of Emergency Management has the necessary information.

When the “Big One” strikes and electricity is out, roads impassible, communications severed, evacuation ordered – are you prepared?  A family action and communication plan should include a supply of emergency food, water, medical supplies, prescriptions, and survival equipment