During a tornado warning, your building occupants should still go to your designated tornado shelter locations. Severe weather shelter locations can be found at this site. If possible, try to provide spacing between sheltering individuals and/or wear a cloth face covering.
Frequently Asked Questions about Emergency Preparedness and Training
UGA MRC plans to meet again in the fall of 2020. An announcement with specific details will be sent to all members at the beginning of August 2020 and the revised meeting calendar will be on the MRC website.
Check the OEP website for updates on our Summer CERT class.
OEP is currently teaching Stop the Bleed courses in alignment with recommended health and safety guidelines provided by the ACS COT (American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma). These classes are also taught at Staff Training and Development on a quarterly basis.
Check out the OEP website to obtain more information about the bleeding control kits and to get basic information on the Stop the Bleed program.
High quality CPR includes both chest compressions and breaths using a CPR face shield or CPR mask; however, as in any situation, if you do not have access to a shield or you do not feel comfortable providing breaths, you can provide only chest compressions (also called “Hands Only CPR”). Should someone need CPR, first call 911. Have someone call 911 for you or place your cell phone on speaker mode. Push hard and fast in the center of the chest. You should compress the chest 100 to 120 times per minute. The following video demonstrates the Hands Only CPR method: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4ACYp75mjU