Join us to celebrate National Preparedness Month!

Adults and kids can enjoy, learn and practice:

  • Meet an Arlington County 9-1-1 operator
  • What to do when calling 9-1-1 (Or Texting 9-1-1!)
  • How to unlock a cellphone in an emergency
  • Fire Truck demonstration!

Remember that preparing for disasters and emergencies means protecting everyone you love!  This Preparedness Month is especially important as our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, so there is no better time to be prepared than this September.

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This event is held in partnership with the Office of Emergency Management

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Drew Room
Columbia Pike Library
Arlington Public Library
Registration has closed.

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Arlington County provides accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request. Please contact ​us at least five (5) business days in advance.

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