"FAILING TO PLAN IS PLANNING TO FAIL"
For information on any weather related or other emergency
alerts, please visit the Announcements section on the town's
main page or visit us on Facebook.
Are You Ready?
Being prepared can reduce fear, anxiety, and losses that accompany disasters. Communities, families and individuals should know what to do in the event of a fire and where to seek shelter during a tornado. They should be ready to evacuate their homes and take refuge in public shelters and know how to care for their basic medical needs. Visit FEMA.gov and Ready.gov for more information regarding personal planning tips.
You can also find hurricane preparedness information in FEMA's pamphlet:
Surviving the Storm
Hurricane checklists and wind protection for homeowners from FEMA:
Avoiding Hurricane Damage
News and Information
Ebola is very much in the news lately. Even so, the risk of Ebola to the general population remains extremely low. Federal, state and local agencies including all of Connecticut’s Hospitals have plans in place to respond to any Ebola cases that may present themselves in Connecticut. If you would like additional information on Ebola, please refer to the State’s Ebola information website at www.ct.gov/ebola or the CDC Ebola website at www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html.
If you would like information on KI pills or want to fill out a Special Needs Information Card to keep on file with our office should there be a Millstone event, please go to here.
We are now on Facebook! Please visit our page often for public education tips on hurricanes, rip tides, and much more. You will also find on our page, information on impending weather events as well as announcements of events the Office of Emergency Management will be involved in throughout the year. Simply type Town of Groton in your Facebook search window and click on Office of Emergency Management. See you on Facebook!!
Want to become a member of the Groton Area Community Emergency Response Team or Ledge Light Health District Medical Reserve Corps? Learn what these two great volunteer programs are and how you can become a volunteer by clicking on the appropriate logo below!!
The Town of Groton is within the Millstone
Nuclear Power station Planning Zone. Click here to find out
what you should do in the event of a