With a Flood Warning in place along the Fox River and Flood Safety Awareness Week coming up the week of March 18-22, the Kenosha County Division of Health is urging people to take precautions to stay safe when flooding events occur.
“Springtime flooding is already happening on the Fox River, and it’s likely to pop up elsewhere, too, as all of that snow that we saw over the winter melts rapidly,” said Cynthia Johnson, Kenosha County Division of Health Director and Health Officer. “It’s important for people to emphasize personal and family safety, and to prepare before flooding begins.”
Follow these tips to prepare before a flood:
Follow these tips during and after a flood:
For more information, visit the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ Flood Hazards and Recovery page at https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/flood/index.htm.