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Emergency Preparedness Workshop

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Do you know what to do in an emergency? Join the Croton Free Library for an introduction to responding to a natural or human-caused disaster with NY Army National Guard 1LT Kyle Kilner from the NYS Citizen Preparedness Corps.

Participants will learn about tools and resources to prepare for disasters and emergencies, respond accordingly, and recover as quickly as possible. 1LT Kilner will cover a broad range of emergency preparedness topics, including:

  • Developing a family emergency plan
  • Dealing with an active shooter situation
  • Stocking up on emergency supplies
  • Registering for NY-Alert, the free statewide emergency alert system

He will also distribute a free Emergency Information Handbook with examples of key supplies and knowledge to assist in the preparation for and response to disasters. 

This workshop is free and open to all.

Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is preferred! Please sign up below.

The Citizen Preparedness Corps is an Emergency Preparedness program, begun in 2014, to provide residents with knowledge and tools to prepare for emergencies and disasters, respond accordingly, and recover as quickly as possible. New York National Guard Service Members, working with experts from the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) and local Emergency Management personnel, are holding classes across the state. More information can be found at