Advanced Severe Weather Seminar
Registration is now closed for the upcoming 23rd Advanced Severe Weather Seminar. Please visit the Weather Seminar page
to view event details.
March is Severe Weather Preparedness Month
March is Severe Weather Preparedness Month in Illinois, and the DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management encourages residents to take a few moments to talk with their families about being prepared. The four main steps when it comes to preparing for severe weather, or for any other type of emergency, are to Get a Kit, Make a Plan, Be Informed, and Get Involved. A great way to learn more about these preparedness steps is to download the emergency preparedness brochure. In addition, please review the Severe Weather Preparedness Guide developed by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the National Weather Service.
For additional preparedness tips and information, please view the video below.
Tax Relief for Residents Affected by April 2013 Flooding
Many DuPage residents sustained losses as a result of the severe storms and flooding that occurred last April. As residents begin filing their 2013 taxes with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), County Board Chairman Dan Cronin encourages them to look into tax relief programs that may be available. Please view the press release (PDF), containing additional information, including a link to the IRS Disaster Assistance and Emergency Relief Information site
Connect with DuPage OHSEM on Facebook, Twitter and Nixle
- For the latest updates regarding county-wide emergency information, be sure to subscribe to the Protect DuPage Twitter feed and Facebook account.
- The DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, along with several other public safety agencies in DuPage County, participate in Nixle, a free notification program that sends alerts to residents via text messages and email. To sign up for this free service, simply text your zip code to 888777, or visit www.Nixle.com to register online.
www.ProtectDuPage.org is DuPage County's official website for county-wide emergency alerts and information.