Community invited to severe winter weather forum Dec. 7

Snow. Ice. Power outages. Yuck!

Learn about severe winter weather and how to be prepared at a special forum next week.

The FREE community event will be:

• from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7.

• on the second floor of the Community Health Facility, 200 Maine St.

Matt Elwell, chief meteorologist for 6News, will be the featured speaker. Charlie Bryan, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department community health planner, and Teri Smith, Douglas County emergency management director, will lead a tabletop exercise following Elwell’s presentation.

If interested in attending, please contact Rebecca Lo, of the health department, at 843-3060 or e-mail

The event is sponsored by Together Prepared, a coalition of agencies working to prepare vulnerable populations for disasters.

Tagged: Together Prepared, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, winter weather


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