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Preparedness Awareness Weekend

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

From the Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management (OEM): Preparedness Awareness Weekend (PAW) empowers families to prepare for sudden emergencies both natural and man-made. Our program provides hands-on, developmental training in:

  • Free Car Seat Check
  • Hands-on CPR
  • Disaster meals
  • Family emergency planning
  • Assembling a disaster kit

The event will have a display of emergency kits from infant through adult, including pets and individuals with special needs. Families will also learn how to make an emergency plan (evacuation, emergency contact, etc.). Community partners will come and give different information to families about keeping their families safe for any emergency that might arise in our community.

The next event will take place in the Gum Springs Community Center (8100 Fordson Rd. Alexandria, VA 22306) on May 5th, 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. For more information on an event near YOU follow us on Facebook or Twitter – @ReadyFairfax


May 5
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Gum Springs Community Center
8100 Fordson Road
Alexandria, VA 22306
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