Be Ready Utah: A campaign to promote and inform Utah residents about emergency preparedness.

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Wade Mathews with Be Ready Utah discusses how to be prepared to bring needed medication with you du...
Waverly Golden

Be Ready Utah: How to manage prescription medications during an emergency

Wade Mathews with Be Ready Utah discusses how to be prepared to bring needed medications with you during an emergency.
1 year ago
Be Ready Utah was created back in 2006 for flood control in St. George, now it proves to be more us...
Aubri Wuthrich

Be Ready Utah created in 2006, due to flooding

Be Ready Utah was created back in 2006 for flood control in St. George, now it proves to be more useful than ever with recent flooding.
1 year ago
prepared evacuations...
Elizabeth Weiler

How to be better prepared for short and long term evacuations

"It's important to plan ahead, " Wade Mathews from Be Ready Utah said. "But our evacuation steps are going to depend on how much time we have." 
1 year ago
Emergency prep is important for preparing for the unexpected...
Carlos Artiles Fortun

Emergency prep: Preparing for the unexpected and learning to prep

Utah Morning News hosts, Tim Hughes and Amanda Dickson spoke with several experts about what we need to know to prepare. 
1 year ago
a man points at a seismometer...
Heather Kelly and Samantha Herrera

Earthquake safety in the winter looks different, expert says

There's a chance that Utah will be hit by a high-magnitude earthquake in the next 50 years. How can we plan for earthquake safety all-year round?
1 year ago
Fire Prevention Week across the U.S. has American Red Cross of Utah reminding resident to plan an e...
Waverly Golden

Be Ready Utah: Fire Prevention Week … are you prepared?

On this year's one-hundredth fire prevention week, the American Red Cross of Utah aims to inform residents of how to prepare for a home fire. 
2 years ago
red cross van...
Adam Small

Red Cross says now is the time to prepare of emergencies

On the heels of flash flooding in southern and eastern Utah, the Red Cross encourages all Utahns to prepare for a potential emergency.
2 years ago
Salt Lake City is joining a network with the goal to eliminate all traffic-related fatalities and s...
Heather Kelly

Preparing transportation plans in case of an emergency

Emergency preparedness means anticipating what you'll need in the future. By planning out transportation, you'll be one step ahead.
2 years ago
FILE: Christy Belt, Timpanogos Academy 5th grade teacher, engages in an exercise designed to help t...
Curt Gresseth

Preparing and training for school emergencies

A Be Ready Utah expert discusses preparing for school emergencies, the need to have a plan ready and a list of items needed to safely handle disasters.
2 years ago
Ford F-150 Lightning...
Dan Bammes

Range of options to power a house in times of emergency

The Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck offers an opportunity to power a house during times of emergency.
2 years ago
Road trips can be dangerous in the extreme heat....
Curt Gresseth

Extreme heat could make road trips treacherous, here’s an expert’s advice

Do you know what to bring when you take a road trip during extreme heat? One expert has tips if you are taking one in triple-digit temperatures.
2 years ago
Container gardens could provide an easy way to have access to emergency food supply...
Maria Shilaos

Container gardening could be the next best way to prepare for an emergency

Growing your own food with container gardening is a wonderful way to be better prepared for an emergency whether it is an earthquake, a food shortage caused by world events, or a buffer against rising food prices.
2 years ago
backup generator emergency...
Amanda Dickson

An emergency generator can thwart a power outage

One way to assure the continuation of power at your home after an emergency is by use of a backup generator.
2 years ago
sun burn...
Curt Gresseth

Some tips on preventing sunburn in extreme heat

A professor in dermatology shares his expertise on avoiding sunburn during a summertime heatwave in Utah.
2 years ago
A heart attack occurs every 40 seconds in America, and heart disease is the number one killer of me...
Curt Gresseth

Be Ready Utah: CPR training (for when someone stops breathing)

A heart attack happens every 40 seconds in the US. KSL 5 TV's Shara Park explains the importance of her CPR training and why everyone should be trained.
2 years ago
High water in the Gardiner River along the North Entrance to Yellowstone National Park in Montana, ...
Curt Gresseth

Be ready for flash flooding: Expert shares advice

An expert with the Utah Division of Emergency Management shares his expertise and crucial tips on how to be ready for flash flooding when you are in a vehicle or at home.
2 years ago
A fire engine is seen as the Sheep fire burns in Wrightwood, Calif., Monday, June 13, 2022. (AP Pho...
Curt Gresseth

Be Ready Utah: What to do when wildfires close in on your home

Will you be ready if wildfires close in on your home? A survivor of a wildfire shares his experience and an expert shares tips and advice.
2 years ago
Kevin Eubank joined Dave and Dujanovic Thursday to talk about Utah's high temperatures and avoid he...
Devin Oldroyd

How to avoid and prepare for heat exhaustion

Kevin Eubank joined Dave and Dujanovic Thursday to talk about Utah's high temperatures and avoid heat exhaustion.
2 years ago
animals heat shelter...
Curt Gresseth

Be Ready for an emergency when you are with your pet

Be Ready Utah Manager Anna Boynton shares tips on what to plan for and have ready when you and your pet are swept up in an emergency.
2 years ago
cash disaster emergency...
Rikki Meece

Cash is king after a natural disaster or similar emergency, so have some!

Learn about how much cash money you should have in an emergency (in what increments) and some cool, even surprising ways, to save it.
2 years ago
Utah insulin program...
Dan Bammes

Making sure you have your medications in an emergency

Having your special medications ready in an emergency should be part of your planning.
2 years ago
seismic retrofit earthquake prep...
Curt Gresseth

Keep these things in your car in case of emergency

An emergency preparedness expert recommends you keep at least these things in your vehicle at all times: a first-aid kit, water, and a flashlight.
2 years ago
Document storage is critical for emergency preparation....
Curt Gresseth

Prep for an emergency by keeping your documents safe, says expert

Keep your documents in a safe place, like a safety deposit box, and have copies of emergency numbers in your purse or wallet.
2 years ago
A woman looks at her flooded basement....
Curt Gresseth

Expert gives tips on preventing a flooded-basement emergency

One way to prevent a flooded basement is to check for water pooling outside the tank of the water heater.
2 years ago

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