The Galveston County Office of Emergency Management offers free training for businesses and industry located within Galveston County. Training is offered on a variety of subjects to address the hazards we face here on the Gulf Coast and can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your organization. If you would like information about training and scheduling, please … [Read more...] about Business Preparedness
It's that time of year where we need to discuss how to prepare for the severe weather season. This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week! Starting on Monday, We’ll be sharing information throughout the week on how to prepare for the spring weather season and how to stay safe once severe weather threatens your area. There will be a tornado drill on Wednesday, March 9th … [Read more...] about Severe Weather Awareness Week March 7th – 11th
For the final day of Gulf Coast Rip Current and Beach Hazard Awareness Week, we’ll wrap things up with a few reminders on rip current and beach safety. Remember that #RipCurrents account for 80% of beach rescues and are deadly if you don't know what to do. Stay alert and always follow the advice of the local beach patrol @GalvestonBeachPatrol and beach … [Read more...] about Gulf Coast Rip Current and Beach Hazard Awareness Week DAY 5
On Day 4 of Gulf Coast Rip Current and Beach Hazard Awareness Week will focus on beach hazards, flags and safety. Trips to the beach aren't always fun in the sun. From strong rip currents to dangerous marine life, discover the Nine Dangers at the beach. Stay Safe and Know the Flags! Always follow the advice of the local beach patrol Galveston Island Beach Patrol … [Read more...] about Gulf Coast Rip Current and Beach Hazard Awareness Week DAY 4
Individuals with disabilities, limited mobility, and communication barriers are eligible, and encouraged, to apply. Do you or anyone you know need some assistance during times of an emergency event? The state of Texas presents the STEAR program. The STEAR program is a free registry that provides local emergency planners and emergency responders with additional information … [Read more...] about 📢It’s Time To Re-Apply for the State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry (STEAR) program!