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Prepare and Be Ready

Everyone's needs and abilities are unique, but every individual can take important steps to prepare for all kinds of emergencies and put plans in place. By evaluating your own personal needs and making an emergency plan, you can be better prepared for any situation.

What Do You Need to Do to Prepare?

  • Learn the threats that we face on Hilton Head Island, what to anticipate from each and what plans the Town has in place.
  • Know what actions and precautions YOU should take before, during, and after an emergency.
  • Use common sense, follow official instructions and stay informed.
  • Take a first aid and CPR course.
  • Build an emergency kit.
  • Make a plan and know your evacuation routes.

Prepare



Resources


Federal Emergency Management Agency

www.fema.gov

National Red Cross

www.redcross.org

Carolina Lowcountry Red Cross

www.redcross.org/sc/north-charleston


National Alliance for Mental Illness

https://namilowcountry.org

SC Department of Health & Environmental Control

www.scdhec.gov/HomeAndEnvironment/DisasterPreparedness/