2018 National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month!

National Preparedness Month recognized each year in September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year.  This National Preparedness Month will focus on planning, with an overarching theme: 

Disaster Happen.  Prepare Now.  Learn How.

Each week the Department of Environmental Health and Safety will share information related to the current theme through campus Announcements to help you and your family become better prepared for disasters of all kinds.

This year's National Preparedness Month themes are:

  • Week 1:  September 1 - 8      Make and Practice Your Plan
  • Week 2:  September 9 - 15    Learn Live Saving Skills
  • Week 3:  September 16 - 22  Check your Coverage
  • Week 4: September 23 - 30   Save for an Emergency

For additional information, please visit Ready.gov

2018 NPM


IPAWS Integrated Public Alert and Warning System

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system on September 20, 2018.

For additional information on the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) National Test.

CSU Chico Active Shooter Video

University Police introduces an effective video created by the CSU System.  It outlines important steps to follow when in an active shooter situation.


Emergency Situation on Campus - Are You Ready?

Do you know what you should do during an emergency?

  • Where should you go if your building is evacuated?
  • What should you do if you should not evacuate and need to Shelter In Place?