Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden announced this afternoon that his Office of Emergency Management division stands ready to assist residents in need during the impending Winter Storm Stella and that officers of the Law Enforcement Division are available to assist municipalities in the event of power outages and with traffic emergencies.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Monmouth OEM | Tags: Mike Oppegaard, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County OEM, Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden, OEM Coordinator Mike Oppegaard, Winter Storm Stella | Comments Off on Golden: Sheriff’s Office Is Ready For Stella
Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden announced a partnership with Team Rubicon, a non-profit group of veterans that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams.
To improve response and recovery of disasters and emergency situations, Team Rubicon along with members of the Monmouth and Ocean County Building Officials Association, attended a training seminar at the Public Safety Center in Freehold on September 21. The focus was on damage assessment and the utilization of a new software system to record and track the damages caused by a disaster.admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Monmouth OEM, Shaun Golden | Tags: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County OEM, Monmouth County Sheriff, OEM, Shaun Golden, Team Rubicon, V.E.T.S, Veterans | Comments Off on Sheriff’s Office Partners with Team Rubicon on disaster response training
With temperatures expected to be in the 90’s for the next several days, Monmouth County’s Office of Emergency Management and the Health Department have issued some reminders on how to avoid dehydration and other heat related ailments:
- Stay in the shade;
- If you head to the beach, be sure to bring an umbrella;
- Wear sunscreen and lightweight, light-colored clothing to reflect some of the sun’s energy;
- Drink plenty of water even if you do not feel thirsty. Limit alcohol, and sugary drinks which speed dehydration;
- Slow down. Avoid exertion during the hottest part of the day. If you must do strenuous activity, do it during the coolest part of the day – in the morning between 4 and 7 a.m., and
- Eat small meals and eat more often.
Deputy Freeholder Director Serena DiMaso, the freeholder who overseas OEM, asks that residents watch out for those most susceptible to getting beat by the heat; children under four years old, seniors over sixty-five, overweight people, and those with illnesses and on certain medications.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Dealing with the heat, Deputy Freeholder Director Serena DiMaso, Freeholder John P. Curley, Monmouth County Health Department, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County OEM, Office of Emergency Management | Comments Off on Tips for dealing with the heat