Students and faculty at Central Michigan
University and the residents of Isabella County should feel safer when
severe weather strikes now that the university and county have earned
the NOAA National Weather Service's StormReady® distinction (https://www.weather.gov/stormready/become). It happens when you least expect it
- the unthinkable strikes. We see examples of it all the time, whether
it be a devastating fire, a major natural disaster, or a surprising
terrorist attack. Do you know what to do if such an emergency were to
Procedures for closing the University or delaying operations have been established and will be implemented in times of severely inclement weather or other extreme situations.
operational unit of the university is strongly encouraged to develop a
Business Continuation Plan that outlines how services would be sustained
or returned to normal if a crisis were to occur. For those units
seeking assistance in the preparation of such a plan, an administrative
guide is available as a reference.
Emergency Procedure Plans
are also in place for each building on campus, and contain valuable
information that may prove useful in an emergency situation, including
evacuation procedures and floor plans.
It is hard to predict exactly what may happen and when.
The best course of action is to be prepared!
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