Be Informed

It starts with you ... be part of the solution, not part of the problem


          STEP THREE: Click on the Code RED logo  

  to sign up for WEATHER WARNING Telephone

  Alerts for White County.  


STEP ONE: Watch the first two videos for sure.


      Important Things to Know Before A Disaster

  FEMA Video Explaining Critical Disaster Preparation Information


       Types of Disasters

Comprehensive List of Natural and Man-made Disasters.

Click on specific Disaster to find explicit descriptions

& instructions for before, during & after an event.

Plan Ahead for Disasters: Talk with Your Family & Friends


Youth Preparedness


Individuals with Disabilities


Preparing Makes Sense for People With Disabilities


Seniors


Pet Preparedness



We all are aware of the increase of emergency incidents impacting our world. Becoming informed is probably the most important thing you can do in preparing for disasters.

Learn all you can and then share it with family and friends.

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STEP TWO:  If you want more information, click on the logos below.


You can find find almost anything you want to know about Disasters in the FEMA Resource and Documentation Collection. When you click on the FEMA logo, then click on Navigation and enter your topic



FEMA Logo

LosAngeles Fire Deparetment (LAPD), the prototype for CERT since 1985, is one of the best depositories of practical Disaster information as well as maintaining much CERT administrative information by state.


Ready.gov is FEMA’s public service campaign encouraging Americans to plan ahead for disasters. Excellent collection of videos & informational guides for all aspects of disaster.


Get in the habit of reading the White County News every Thursday. Look for CERT announcements, class offerings and Theresa Wage's When Disaster Strikes column. Also listen to WRWH daily.

STEP FIVE: Locate your house, work & church on the White County Mitigation Plan to see if you might be covered by a public or private warning siren. The siren should be heard one mile from circle center, but no guarantee.


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STEP FOUR: Click on map. Save to your hard drive. Double click on file just saved which will open in Acrobat Reader. Zoom in to see more detail & county road names. Locate your house, work & church.


STEP SIX: Know how to contact and locate  WHITE COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES



              

  COMING SOON ....


              Location Map of

  White County Government Offices

     




               

               WHITE COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES  

                             TELEPHONE NUMBERS



EMERGENCIES ONLY......................................................Dial 9-1-1


PUBLIC SAFETY

White County Sheriff’s Office .................................... 706-865-5177

Cleveland Police Department ................................... 706-348-7078

Helen Police Department .......................................... 706-878-2722

Cleveland Fire Department ....................................... 706-865-0617

Helen Fire Department ............................................. 706-878-3676

White County Fire Department ................................. 706-865-3855

Emergency Management ......................................... 706-865-9500

E-9-1-1 Non-emergency .......................................... 706-865-1224


OTHER SERVICES

Animal Control ........................................................... 706-219-2689

Building Inspector ...................................................... 706-865-6496

Burn Permits .............................................................. 706-865-7813

Chamber of Commerce, Helen .................................. 706-878-1619

Chamber of Commerce, White County ...................... 706-865-5356

City of Cleveland ........................................................ 706-865-2017

City of Helen ............................................................... 706-878-2733

Clerk of Court ............................................................. 706-865-2613

Commissioners’ Office ............................................... 706-865-2235

Division of Family and Children Services .................. 706-865-3128

District Attorney ......................................................... 706-865-3306

Environmental Health ................................................ 706-348-7698

Extension Office ........................................................ 706-865-2832

Health Department .................................................... 706-865-2191

Library, Cleveland ..................................................... 706-865-5572

Library, Helen ........................................................... 706-878-2438

Magistrate Court ....................................................... 706-865-6636

Post Office, Cleveland .............................................. 706-865-4511

Post Office, Helen .................................................... 706-878-2422

Post Office, Sautee Nacoochee ............................... 706-878-2712

Probate Court ........................................................... 706-865-4141

Senior Center ........................................................... 706-865-4097

Superior Court Clerk ................................................. 706-865-2613

Tax Assessor’s Office ............................................... 706-865-5328

Tax Commissioner’s Office ....................................... 706-865-2225

Voter Registrar .......................................................... 706-865-7812

White County Parks & Recreation ............................ 706-865-5275

White County Schools ............................................... 706-865-2315

White County Water Authority ................................... 706-865-0788


                     Thanks to THE WHITE COUNTY NEWS

                                   for providing this list