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Disaster Preparedness

Atlantic General Hospital has launched this section of the web site to keep you informed during a natural disaster or other emergency. Please refer to this tool for instructions or information about the status of health services at Atlantic General Hospital during an emergency situation.

--- Atlantic General Hospital's Safety Department

Emergency Preparedness Tips

Frequently, disasters and other emergencies occur with little or no warning.

The best way to mitigate their effects is to make preparations before a disaster occurs.

You can begin preparing by creating a Disaster Supply Kit containing:

  • Bottled water
  • Dried and canned food
  • Personal care items
  • Medications
  • Battery operated flashlight and radio
  • Cash
  • Sleeping bags or blankets
  • Pet food
  • Store important documents in a waterproof pouch

National Terrorism Advisory System

What is the current NTAS level?

See the Transportation Security Administration for up-to-date information on items permitted and prohibited on airlines.

Recommended Activities

  • All Americans should continue to be vigilant, take notice of their surroundings, and report suspicious items or activities to local authorities immediately.
  • Everyone should establish an emergency preparedness kit and emergency plan for themselves and their family, and stay informed about what to do during an emergency.