Rita Landgraf, Secretary
Jill Fredel, Director of Communications
302-255-9047, Cell 302-357-7498
Date: September 16, 2016
The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and the Division of Public Health (DPH) will launch the completely re-done and
refreshed PrepareDE.org website. The website is now more user-friendly and technologically sophisticated, including the ability
to do real-time translation of all content, and contains the latest in emergency preparedness response information.
Delaware is now in hurricane season and this updated resource will help the community prepare for a variety of severe weather and emergency situations
|WHEN:||Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.|
DEMA Headquarters, 165 Brick Store Landing Road, Smyrna, DE 19977. The press conference will be held in the Emergency
|VISUALS:||Demonstration of the PrepareDE.org website's new resources in the state Emergency Operations Center, which is the center of Delaware's emergency response.|
|QUESTIONS:||Call DEMA at 302-659-DEMA (3362) or 877-SAY-DEMA (877-729-3362 - Delaware only)|
A person who is deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf-blind or speech-disabled can call the DPH phone number above by using TTY services.
Dial 7-1-1 or 800-232-5460 to type your conversation to a relay operator, who reads your conversation to a hearing person at DPH.
The relay operator types the hearing person's spoken words back to the TTY user. To learn more about TTY availability in Delaware,
Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations. DPH, a division of DHSS, urges Delawareans to make healthier choices with the 5-2-1 Almost None campaign: eat 5 or more fruits and vegetables each day, have no more than 2 hours of recreational screen time each day (includes TV, computer, gaming), get 1 or more hours of physical activity each day, drink almost no sugary beverages.
Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.