Municipal Office

SHELTER-IN-PLACE


In the event of a dangerous chemical, biological or radioactive release into the air, you will be instructed to shelter-in-place.

This means that you should stay inside your home or workplace and take the following actions:

  • Close and lock all windows and exterior doors
  • Close all window coverings
  • Turn off vents, fans, HVAC
  • Shut fireplace dampers
  • Seal cracks around doors and vents with duct tape
  • Take your emergency kit and radio and seek shelter in a small interior room with no or few windows until advised that the order to shelter-in-place has been lifted.