Jefferson County, Colo. — Weather in Colorado can be unpredictable, and sudden changes in weather can quickly create dangerous situations. At Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), we recommend all our residents prepare themselves, their home and their vehicle for severe winter weather.
“At JCPH, we believe that it is important for individuals to prepare [external link] for emergencies that may impact themselves and their families,” said Christine Billings, Director of Emergency Preparedness and Infectious Disease. “While we often think about major natural disasters when we talk about preparedness, it is also important to prepare for smaller and routine events so that they don’t become emergencies.”
There are some important steps all residents can take to keep themselves and their loved ones safe and ready this winter:
Learn more about how you can prepare yourself, your home and those you love for winter. To stay up-to-date on safety and preparedness recommendations from JCPH, please visit our website.
About Jefferson County Public Health
Public health is what we do collectively to prevent illness and premature death and promote health in our neighborhoods and communities. Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is a nationally accredited health department committed to promoting and protecting health across the lifespan for all people through prevention, education and partnerships. To learn more about JCPH visit www.jeffco.us/public-health. You can also follow JCPH on Twitter @JeffcoPH [external link], Instagram @JeffcoPH [external link] and Facebook @jeffcopublichealth [external link].