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  EMERGENCY RESPONSE CENTER
  Brian Robison, Director
  Jessica Verfuss, Deputy Director
 
  92 Brown Road
  Ithaca, New York  14850
  (607) 257-3888

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WELCOME TO TOMPKINSREADY.ORG

Being prepared for an emergency is everyone's responsibility. The goal is to have every person and family capable of being self-sufficient for 72 hours during a large-scale disaster.  

Learn more at www.ready.gov.

CORONAVIRUS ADVISORY & FAQ:

  

As the Coronavirus pandemic evolves, the Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) is working closely with local medical providers including Cornell Health, Ithaca College Health Center, and Cayuga Medical Center, to protect the health and well-being of our community. 

For the updated TCHD news, click here.


TUNE IN:

Disaster and emergency information will
broadcast from these local radio stations:

  • 870AM WHCU

  • 97.3FM WYXL

  • 91.7FM WICB

If your TV is working, monitor a regional all-news channel, such as Spectrum News, or the Weather Channel. A weather radio will also provide accurate and current information.

National Weather Service in Binghamton

National Weather Service in Binghamton
http://www.weather.gov/bgm/

 

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    * * NOW ON-LINE & FREE! * *
SKYWARN SPOTTER COURSES:

NOAA-National Weather Service has announced that the courses have been converted to an on-line format for the spring as follows:

Spotters needed!
The courses are free and open to everyone.



WHAT EMERGENCIES CAN HAPPEN IN TOMPKINS COUNTY?

 

 Flooding

 Winter Storms - Snow/Ice/Cold

 Power Outages

 Heat Emergencies

 Fires

 Chemical/Hazmat Accidents

 Wind Storms/Tornado

There are certain basic concepts of preparedness that apply to any type of situation:

*       Be Informed
*       Make a Plan
*       Build a Kit
*       Get Involved In Your Community