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Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - Page updated at 03:55 p.m.

Emergency Resources

Back to topResources

Emergency agencies| List

Websites and phone numbers for counties, Red Cross and other emergency organizations.

Travel alerts| List

Plan your route during storms and disasters with information from local agencies.

How to prepare disaster kits| List

Items to have in a car or home disaster kit.

Back to topMedical resources & infectious diseases

Medical resources and hospital numbers| List

Contact information for local hospitals, Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

How to perform CPR| Graphic

Updated guide for performing CPR on adults, children and infants.

Influenza| List

Flu symptoms and prevention.

West Nile virus| List

Prevention, symptoms, and dangerous warning signs.

Back to topWinter storms

Flooding| List

What to do before, during and after a flood.

Slide-prone areas| Map

Seattle areas subject to landslides.

Winter storms| List

How to prepare your home, manage power outages, and drive in winter weather.

Winter driving tips| Graphic

Slick management: How to recover from a rear-wheel skid.

How to stay warm in winter weather| Graphic

Simple, safe ways to retain heat in a home.

How to gather water| Graphic

A guide to collecting potable water if the water supply is shut down.

If you don't have electricity| Graphic

Warnings about CO poisoning.

Back to topEarthquakes

Earthquakes| List

Actions to take before, during and after an earthquake.

Prepare your home for an earthquake| Graphic

Guide to retrofitting and preparing your home.

What to do after a quake| Graphic

How to turn off the water, gas and electricity in your home after an earthquake.