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Ready Fairfax The Office of Emergency Management coordinates and collaborates with our partners to reduce the impact of emergencies and disasters through a comprehensive emergency management program.

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We welcome you and your comments! The purpose of official Fairfax County social media accounts is to present matters of public interest. We encourage you to submit your questions, comments, and concerns, but please note these are moderated online discussion sites. We recognize social media is a 24/7 medium, and your comments are welcome at any time. However, given the need to manage our staff reso

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10/21/2021

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It’s time for scary, silly and all kinds of costumes in all corners of our community! Here are a few things to know about Halloween in Fairfax County:

🎃 When Is Trick-Or-Treating?
😷 Covid-19 Recommendations
👻 Trick-Or-Treating Tips
🎃 Costume Tips
👻 Tips for Drivers, Parents, Neighbors and Older Ghosts
🎃 Tips for Pet Owners

Read these tips and more in 'Your Guide to Halloween 2021 in Fairfax County': https://bit.ly/3pmqJKz

Need plans this Saturday? Come visit us at the Tysons Block Party 🎉and learn about the importance of emergency preparedn...
10/21/2021

Need plans this Saturday? Come visit us at the Tysons Block Party 🎉and learn about the importance of emergency preparedness! We will be there at noon at 8508 Leesburg Pike.

Need plans this Saturday? Come visit us at the Tysons Block Party 🎉and learn about the importance of emergency preparedness! We will be there at noon at 8508 Leesburg Pike.

Let's learn some of the words you may hear when there is an earthquake! #ShakeOut#ReadyFairfax
10/20/2021

Let's learn some of the words you may hear when there is an earthquake!

#ShakeOut
#ReadyFairfax

Let's learn some of the words you may hear when there is an earthquake!

#ShakeOut
#ReadyFairfax

You could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes. Can’t get on the ground? Adapt:👩‍🦯Cane:  Sit down and cover your head ...
10/20/2021
What to Do During an Earthquake

You could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes. Can’t get on the ground? Adapt:

👩‍🦯Cane: Sit down and cover your head and neck with both hands.

👩‍🦽Wheelchair or walker: Lock your wheels and cover yourself until the shaking stops.

Video Link: https://bit.ly/3ATfWKT

An earthquake can happen at any time and in any place, including here in Northern Virginia. In August 2011, there was a 5.8 magnitude earthquake that was fel...

Our health department is actively planning and preparing for the authorization of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster ...
10/19/2021
What You Need to Know About Forthcoming Expanded Vaccination Opportunities - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Our health department is actively planning and preparing for the authorization of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster doses and vaccinations for children ages 5-11. Read more below and be sure to follow Fairfax County Health Department for the latest.

Booster Dose Updates As part of a multi-step process, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel met on Oct. 14 and 15. The panel recommended a booster dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for those 65 years and older and for those 18-64 years old who are higher risk due to underlyin...

Cybersecurity Awareness Month’s third week is Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week. This week, learn the vital role cyber...
10/18/2021

Cybersecurity Awareness Month’s third week is Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week. This week, learn the vital role cybersecurity professionals play in global society and security. Also, learn how you can explore #Cybersecurity as your next career.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month’s third week is Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week. This week, learn the vital role cybersecurity professionals play in global society and security. Also, learn how you can explore #Cybersecurity as your next career.

Join us on Thursday 10/21/21 at 10:21 a.m. and practice what you would do in a real earthquake.  - DROP - COVER - HOLD O...
10/18/2021

Join us on Thursday 10/21/21 at 10:21 a.m. and practice what you would do in a real earthquake.
- DROP
- COVER
- HOLD ON

Earthquake: https://bit.ly/2Itw3In

Join us on Thursday 10/21/21 at 10:21 a.m. and practice what you would do in a real earthquake.
- DROP
- COVER
- HOLD ON

Earthquake: https://bit.ly/2Itw3In

You could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes. Do you know what to do? Join us on Thursday 10/21/21 at 10:21 a.m. and...
10/18/2021

You could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes. Do you know what to do? Join us on Thursday 10/21/21 at 10:21 a.m. and practice what you would do in a real earthquake.
- DROP
- COVER
- HOLD ON

Earthquake Hazard Page: https://bit.ly/2Itw3In

#ReadyFairfax
#FFXCERG

You could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes. Do you know what to do? Join us on Thursday 10/21/21 at 10:21 a.m. and practice what you would do in a real earthquake.
- DROP
- COVER
- HOLD ON

Earthquake Hazard Page: https://bit.ly/2Itw3In

#ReadyFairfax
#FFXCERG

This week, learn what to do to protect yourself during an emergency. Join us for the Great Southeast ShakeOut on Thursda...
10/17/2021

This week, learn what to do to protect yourself during an emergency.

Join us for the Great Southeast ShakeOut on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 10:21am.

Earthquake information: https://bit.ly/2Itw3In

This week, learn what to do to protect yourself during an emergency.

Join us for the Great Southeast ShakeOut on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 10:21am.

Earthquake information: https://bit.ly/2Itw3In

Although most of the fog is out of our area, we wanted to share some fog safety tips for our next foggy morning commute!...
10/13/2021

Although most of the fog is out of our area, we wanted to share some fog safety tips for our next foggy morning commute!
🌫️ The patchy nature of fog can lower visibility QUICKLY - slow down and stay alert
💡 Turn on your low-beam lights
❌ Do not use cruise control

We want to hear from you! Where is Fairfax County vulnerable to climate risks like flooding, extreme heat, and strong st...
10/13/2021

We want to hear from you! Where is Fairfax County vulnerable to climate risks like flooding, extreme heat, and strong storms? Join the Resilient Fairfax virtual public meeting tomorrow at 6:30 PM. More information below⤵️.

Mark your calendar! The Resilient Fairfax team is hosting a virtual public meeting on Thursday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m.. Join this meeting to learn how and where we are vulnerable to climate impacts, and how we can prepare to deal with them in specific communities and neighborhoods. More info: https://bit.ly/3AeL5XY

Hot off the press! Stormy is modeling our new fillable pet/service animal information cards created with Fairfax County ...
10/12/2021

Hot off the press! Stormy is modeling our new fillable pet/service animal information cards created with Fairfax County Animal Shelter. This is a good reminder to include the below information in your pet's emergency kit!

🐶General pet information (name, breed/species, address, microchip number, etc.)
🙎‍♂️Owner information (phone, email, alternate contact, etc.)
💊Medical information (vet, vaccinations, medications, medical conditions, etc.)

Hot off the press! Stormy is modeling our new fillable pet/service animal information cards created with Fairfax County Animal Shelter. This is a good reminder to include the below information in your pet's emergency kit!

🐶General pet information (name, breed/species, address, microchip number, etc.)
🙎‍♂️Owner information (phone, email, alternate contact, etc.)
💊Medical information (vet, vaccinations, medications, medical conditions, etc.)

This year has seen an increase in phishing incidents that often lead to ransomware attacks🖥️These attacks disrupt the wa...
10/11/2021

This year has seen an increase in phishing incidents that often lead to ransomware attacks🖥️These attacks disrupt the way we work, learn, and socialize. With our homes, schools, and business more connected than ever, it’s vital to #BeCyberSmart

This year has seen an increase in phishing incidents that often lead to ransomware attacks🖥️These attacks disrupt the way we work, learn, and socialize. With our homes, schools, and business more connected than ever, it’s vital to #BeCyberSmart

10/08/2021

Today the Tysons Community Vaccination Center (CVC) reopened. Watch below for more information on the hours, types of vaccines, and age group information.

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a gas you cannot see, taste, or smell. It is created when fossil fuels such as kerosene, gasolin...
10/07/2021

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a gas you cannot see, taste, or smell. It is created when fossil fuels such as kerosene, gasoline⛽, coal, and wood don't burn completely. If your CO alarm goes off, immediately move outdoors and call emergency services🚨

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a gas you cannot see, taste, or smell. It is created when fossil fuels such as kerosene, gasoline⛽, coal, and wood don't burn completely. If your CO alarm goes off, immediately move outdoors and call emergency services🚨

Take the time to learn about Carbon Monoxide Detectors during Fire Prevention Week! #ReadyFairfax
10/07/2021

Take the time to learn about Carbon Monoxide Detectors during Fire Prevention Week!

#ReadyFairfax

Take the time to learn about Carbon Monoxide Detectors during Fire Prevention Week!

#ReadyFairfax

Do you know what different fire alarm⏲️ sounds mean? Your fire alarm will make different sounds depending on if it detec...
10/06/2021

Do you know what different fire alarm⏲️ sounds mean? Your fire alarm will make different sounds depending on if it detects a fire🔥, or if the batteries in the alarm need to be replaced. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3obR8dv

Do you know what different fire alarm⏲️ sounds mean? Your fire alarm will make different sounds depending on if it detects a fire🔥, or if the batteries in the alarm need to be replaced. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3obR8dv

10/05/2021
Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

As we continue Fire Prevention Week, it is the perfect time to learn the sounds of fire safety! Knowing the different sounds your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms make and what to do can save you, your home, and your family.

📢 The Community Vaccination Clinic (CVC) will be reopening this Friday at the former Lord & Taylor store in Tysons Corne...
10/05/2021
Community Vaccination Center to Reopen in Tysons on Oct. 8 - Fairfax County Emergency Information

📢 The Community Vaccination Clinic (CVC) will be reopening this Friday at the former Lord & Taylor store in Tysons Corner. More details below. ⤵️

On Friday, Oct. 8, a Community Vaccination Center (CVC) — a large-scale COVID-19 vaccination clinic — will reopen in Fairfax County. This site is being re-established to increase the number of high-throughput locations administering the COVID-19 vaccine across Virginia. The location is in the fo...

Fire can spread rapidly through your home, leaving you as little as one or two minutes to escape safely once the smoke a...
10/05/2021

Fire can spread rapidly through your home, leaving you as little as one or two minutes to escape safely once the smoke alarm sounds. This is why it is so important to have a grab and go emergency kit. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has a great checklist to use! 🧯https://bit.ly/3AiEyMK

Fire can spread rapidly through your home, leaving you as little as one or two minutes to escape safely once the smoke alarm sounds. This is why it is so important to have a grab and go emergency kit. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has a great checklist to use! 🧯https://bit.ly/3AiEyMK

If your smoke alarm is making a chirping🐥 sound, that means it is time to replace the batteries or the whole alarm itsel...
10/05/2021

If your smoke alarm is making a chirping🐥 sound, that means it is time to replace the batteries or the whole alarm itself. You can learn more about smoke alarm safety at https://bit.ly/39L6EV6

If your smoke alarm is making a chirping🐥 sound, that means it is time to replace the batteries or the whole alarm itself. You can learn more about smoke alarm safety at https://bit.ly/39L6EV6

If there is a fire in your home, you could have less than 2 minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Do yo...
10/04/2021

If there is a fire in your home, you could have less than 2 minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Do you and your family have a fire safety plan? Here are a few things to consider:

✏️Draw a map of your home showing all doors and windows
🚪Plan two ways out of every room
📍Choose an outside meeting place
🏚️ Practice your plan by having a home fire drill twice a year with your family

If there is a fire in your home, you could have less than 2 minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Do you and your family have a fire safety plan? Here are a few things to consider:

✏️Draw a map of your home showing all doors and windows
🚪Plan two ways out of every room
📍Choose an outside meeting place
🏚️ Practice your plan by having a home fire drill twice a year with your family

Cybersecurity starts with YOU and is everyone’s responsibility. There are currently an estimated 5.2 billion Internet us...
10/04/2021

Cybersecurity starts with YOU and is everyone’s responsibility. There are currently an estimated 5.2 billion Internet users—over 65% of the world's population! This number will only grow, making the need to #BeCyberSmart more important than ever.🖥️

Cybersecurity starts with YOU and is everyone’s responsibility. There are currently an estimated 5.2 billion Internet users—over 65% of the world's population! This number will only grow, making the need to #BeCyberSmart more important than ever.🖥️

🔥Fire Prevention Week is this week (October 3-9). We wanted to start the week off by sharing our structural fire hazard ...
10/03/2021

🔥Fire Prevention Week is this week (October 3-9). We wanted to start the week off by sharing our structural fire hazard annex in our Community Emergency Response Guide (CERG).

All of our hazard pages explain what to do before, during, and after each hazard. These are also available in multiple languages, https://bit.ly/3Ah9uwD

🔥Fire Prevention Week is this week (October 3-9). We wanted to start the week off by sharing our structural fire hazard annex in our Community Emergency Response Guide (CERG).

All of our hazard pages explain what to do before, during, and after each hazard. These are also available in multiple languages, https://bit.ly/3Ah9uwD

Fire Prevention Week is October 3-9 2021! This year we will be concentrating on learning the sounds🔊 of fire safety!
10/03/2021

Fire Prevention Week is October 3-9 2021! This year we will be concentrating on learning the sounds🔊 of fire safety!

Fire Prevention Week is October 3-9 2021! This year we will be concentrating on learning the sounds🔊 of fire safety!

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 has officially begun! join us in spreading cybersecurity awareness and encourage ever...
10/01/2021

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 has officially begun! join us in spreading cybersecurity awareness and encourage everyone to own their role in protecting Internet-connected devices. “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.”

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 has officially begun! join us in spreading cybersecurity awareness and encourage everyone to own their role in protecting Internet-connected devices. “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.”

Did you know that OEM has a monthly newsletter? Don't miss October's edition! Sign up today! 📰 https://bit.ly/2V0wJ9Z #R...
09/30/2021

Did you know that OEM has a monthly newsletter? Don't miss October's edition! Sign up today!

📰 https://bit.ly/2V0wJ9Z

#ReadyFairfax

Did you know that OEM has a monthly newsletter? Don't miss October's edition! Sign up today!

📰 https://bit.ly/2V0wJ9Z

#ReadyFairfax

09/30/2021

National Preparedness Month is geared toward building awareness and encouraging everyone to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, schools, organizations, businesses and places of worship. No matter what month it is, our Fairfax County Community Emergency Response Guide is here to help you prepare!

📕https://bit.ly/2VFKDhw

09/29/2021

Today is National Coffee Day!

Do you know the difference between a watch and a warning?

Let us help you....

#NationalCoffeeDay
#ReadyFairfax

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening. Damaging winds and large hail are the main threa...
09/28/2021

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening. Damaging winds and large hail are the main threats with the stronger storms. Continue to stay weather aware today and consider signing up for Fairfax Alerts to receive any watches and warnings. 📲https://bit.ly/2V0wJ9Z

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening. Damaging winds and large hail are the main threats with the stronger storms. Continue to stay weather aware today and consider signing up for Fairfax Alerts to receive any watches and warnings. 📲https://bit.ly/2V0wJ9Z

Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Doses Widely Available in Fairfax Health District - Fairfax County Emergency Information
09/27/2021
Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Doses Widely Available in Fairfax Health District - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Doses Widely Available in Fairfax Health District - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 28, the Fairfax County Health Department will begin providing booster shots of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to individuals who meet new CDC guidelines for a booster dose. Who is eligible for an additional booster dose now? The CDC has outlined four groups of people who a...

⚠️There are several road closures due to high water this morning. Please remember to never drive through a flooded road ...
09/23/2021

⚠️There are several road closures due to high water this morning. Please remember to never drive through a flooded road or around barricades. Want to receive alerts like these? Register for Fairfax Alerts ➡️ www.fairfaxcounty.gov/alerts #VaWx

⚠️There are several road closures due to high water this morning. Please remember to never drive through a flooded road or around barricades. Want to receive alerts like these? Register for Fairfax Alerts ➡️ www.fairfaxcounty.gov/alerts #VaWx

Rainy morning in Fairfax County as flood warnings and watches are still in effect. Remember if you are driving, wipers o...
09/23/2021

Rainy morning in Fairfax County as flood warnings and watches are still in effect. Remember if you are driving, wipers on = headlights on! 🚛🚙⛈☔️.

Rainy morning in Fairfax County as flood warnings and watches are still in effect. Remember if you are driving, wipers on = headlights on! 🚛🚙⛈☔️.

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