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include kids in the disaster planning process. Review your plan together.
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:00am
Get the whole family involved in your family’s emergency preparedness plan. Review your family emergency communications plan with kids at your next household meeting. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
don't wait. communicate. Fill out a family emergency plan. FEMA logo ready.gov/plan
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 5:00am
Natural disasters don’t wait for a convenient time. Preparing for them shouldn’t wait either. Start today with these low cost and no cost preparedness actions. They can help lessen the impact of disasters and emergencies for you and your family.
build your kit. Take action by building an emergency preparedness it. Get tips at ready.gov/kit. don't wait. communicate.
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 5:00am
September is National Preparedness Month! One of the best ways to be prepared is to have a disaster supply kit ready to go. It's smart to have a kit ready with a collection of basic items your household may need during an emergency.
2021 National Preparedness Month. Prepare to protect. Ready.Gov
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 1:00am
September is National Preparedness Month! Prepare to Protect means preparing to protect everyone you love. Start by making a plan before disasters and emergencies strike. Does everyone know what to do when an emergency happens? Check out five steps to get you started.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 9:21am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Individuals who haven’t yet received their COVID-19 vaccine can get it conveniently and without an appointment at the mobile vaccination site at the downtown bus terminal, Thursday May 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
hand wearing medical glove holding a vial of COVID-19 vaccine.
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 3:09pm
This episode will help you better understand how the COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed in our community and why it has a lot to do with supply versus demand. Hear the latest from Dr. Johnson, including how people can get more information and be connected to local providers.
Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 5:02pm
Is the vaccine safe? What’s in it? We know there’s skepticism and worry, so we’re talking with the medical director of El Paso County Public Health about the concerns, facts, timeline and hope that come with this new vaccine. As Dr. Johnson says, “We don’t have a cure, we have prevention.” Learn... Read more
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 10:56am
Through the challenges of 2020, the City of Colorado Springs continued to serve residents through the activation of its Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency ManagementThe City and County are consolidating their Offices of Emergency Management in an effort to optimize staff resources, establish a... Read more
garden of the gods and pikes peak with text over photo that says "behind the springs."
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 9:33am
Grit is something we could all use at any time, but especially these days! Listen to Jen’s conversation with the creator of a new program about resiliency. It’s simple, important and FREE.
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 4:26pm
In response to increases in COVID-19 case rates, test positivity, and hospitalizations, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment notified El Paso County that El Paso County must move to Safer at Home Level 2: Concern in the state’s dial framework by 5 p.m. on Nov. 4. CDPHE also... Read more
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 2:31pm
City, County staff and partner agencies met today to discuss the 2020-2021 winter weather outlook, response procedures for snow control, and homeless outreach efforts. The virtual workshop, hosted by the Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency ManagementThe City and County are consolidating their... Read more
graphic shows different kinds of emergencies. says "emergency alerts"
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 8:00am
During an emergency, it’s important to have multiple ways to stay informed about what's going on. One important way to do that is with emergency alerts through Peak Alerts. Sign up today!