Wasteful energy habits, extreme weather, high energy demand, and outdated infrastructure can put stress on electrical grids leading to brown outs and black outs. Power outages quickly reveal how dependent we are on energy since most household necessities like heating and refrigerators require power. Learn how to protect your food and keep your household safe and comfortable. It will make a difference!

Are you prepared?

Prevention and preparation are always the best approach. Hang out on the Red Cross website to discover what should go in your power outage kit.

How do you deal with a power outage?

If your power suddenly goes out don’t panic! Follow these guide lines from the Center for Disease Control to keep your family safe and healthy.

Additional Resources

Visit other pages on the Red Cross website to learn more about how to respond and recover from a power outage-http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/power-outage