Library Offering Emergency Readiness Workshop

Manchester branch of the Ocean County Library. (Photo by Micromedia)

  MANCHESTER – Go into 2022 being prepared to handle any emergency or natural disaster that comes join way!

  Join the Ocean County Library Manchester Branch for their free Emergency Readiness Workshop on January 25.

  Mike Prifold of the Ocean County Health Department will talk about the best practices for immediate response to unexpected situations. In addition, he will provide information about COVID vaccination and testing sites.

  Registered attendees will receive a Create Your Family Emergency Communication Plan and Emergency Financial First Aid Kit from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Emergency Contact Card from the American Red Cross, Health Information Wallet Card from the Manchester Senior Advisory Council, and smart wallet card holder.

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  Attendees will also find out how to connect with the Township and receive localized Nixel alerts.

  The Manchester Township Senior Outreach will be offering details about Operation Icebox, which provides quick-access vital information for first responders.

  Registration is required for this free event. Register at: theoceancountylibrary.org/events. For more information, call 732-657-7600 or visit the Branch at 21 Colonial Drive.