Emergency Preparedness at School

Quick tips for managing school emergencies

  • Know your school’s emergency plan
  • Complete annual student release forms and return to school
  • In the event of an emergency or disaster, deal with health and on site emergencies prior to picking students up from school
  • Educate, plan, and prepare your family, to increase their resiliency in the event of a disaster

Some questions to ask your children's school about their emergency plans

  • How will they communicate with families during a crisis?
  • Do they store adequate food, water, and other basic emergency supplies?
  • Are they prepared to shelter-in-place if need be, and where do they plan to go if they must get away?

​Take a closer look

Contact your school to learn more about their emergency plans.