Emergency Preparedness

It is important to be prepared for emergency situations. Knowledge and planning are the first steps in being ready for unexpected circumstances. Below are resources to help you plan, prepare and educate yourself in how to react to emergency situations.

Ready.gov – A national campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies. This site provides a variety of resources including planning to protect yourself and family, preparing disaster kits, planning and protecting your business as well as games to help prepare and educate your children about what to do in an emergency. Visit their Natural Disasters page to learn what to do to prepare for specific natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, etc.

ReadyChesCo.org – Residents can sign up to receive notifications about emergency alerts, road closures, health or community alerts. Alerts can be selected by county, municipality or by topic and can be received via email, text message, phone or pager.

  • For Residents with Special Needs – If you have any special needs including communication needs, medical needs or transportation needs, be sure to register with ReadyChesco.org and include your special needs to assist first responders when serving you during a disaster.

Limerick Generating Station – This nuclear power plant is located about six miles away from South Coventry but all of the Township falls within the 10 mile evacuation area. Residents should be aware of the appropriate evacuation routes in the event of an emergency.  Click here to view the Limerick Generating Station Emergency Planning Brochure.