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National Preparedness Month

Release date: 9/13/2018

Week 2 – Learn Life Saving Skills

Our disaster readiness recommendations for the second week of National Preparedness Month take on a special significance with the news about the life-threatening Hurricane Florence bearing down on our Southern neighbors in the Carolinas.   We urge all residents to be prepared for whatever emergency may strike by following these simple rules. 

You Are the Help Until Help Arrives

Life-threatening emergencies can happen fast and emergency responders aren’t always nearby.  You may be able to save a life by taking simple actions immediately.  Consider taking a First Aid and/or CPR/AED course.  Learn and share 5 simple skills that may save a life:

  • Call 9-1-1
  • Stay Safe
  • Stop the Bleeding
  • Position the Injured
  • Provide Comfort

Other simple steps that we encourage you to take include:

  • Install smoke, carbon monoxide, and natural gas alarms in your home and test them monthly.
  • Learn how to turn off the gas in your home.
  • Have chimneys and vents cleaned and inspected by a qualified professional at least once a year to prevent home fires.
  • Know two ways out of your home in the event of a fire and practice evacuation plans.

Municipal Building 
2 Jake Garzio Drive
Ewing, NJ 08628
 
(609) 883-2900 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Senior & Community Center 
999 Lower Ferry Road 
Ewing, NJ 08628 
(609) 883-1776 
 M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Hollowbrook Community Center
320 Hollowbrook Drive
Ewing, NJ  08638
(609)  883-1199
M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm
 

Scotch Road (Public Works) 
Bulk and Electronic Items 
Th-F: 7:00am - 3:00pm 
 Sat: 7:00am - 2:30pm

Jack Stephan Way (Brush Drop-off) 
M-Sat: 7:30am - 2:30pm 

Ewing Animal Shelter 
4 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 771-8076

Ewing Police 
2 Jake Garzio Drive 
 (609) 882-1313

Ewing Branch Library 
61 Scotch Road 
 (609) 882-3130

Rental Property Concern Hotline 
 (609) 323-1177

Ewing Public Schools 
2099 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08618
P: (609) 538-9800
F: (609) 538-0041

Weather Central 
Courtesy of PHVFC 
phvfc.org/Weather.html
 


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