If you live in coastal areas at risk, like Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya or Cancun, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages you to begin preparing yourself for hurricane season. The Atlantic-Caribbean hurricane season is June 1 through November 30 each year.
You can’t stop a tropical storm or hurricane, but you can take steps now to protect yourself and your family.
Please follow the important preparedness tips CDC provides in Hurricane Readiness.
These tips include
• Protect you home! If you have a hurricane protection system, such as those supplied by “Hurricane Solution”, put it up as soon as a warning is issued. If you do not, get to a refuge that
• Emergency Supplies You Will Need: Stock your home and your car with supplies.
• Make a Plan: Learn the basic steps you can take to prepare for a storm.
• Prepare to Evacuate: Never ignore an evacuation order.
• If You Are Ordered NOT to Evacuate: Things you can do to get through the storm in the safest possible manner.
• Protecting Older Adults: Understand older adult health and medical concerns.
• Protecting Pets: Ensure your pet’s safety before, during, and after an emergency.
• Prevent carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning after the storm: Generators should be placed outside at least 25 feet away.
After you have read these tips, please review the other resources available on oficial Hurricanes Web site.
Authorities strongly recommends that you print all important resources before a hurricane strikes. Power outages during and after a hurricane can prevent you from accessing information online when you most need it. Preparing now can help keep you and your family safe.
You can receive weekly tips from CDC throughout hurricane season by signing up for the following:
• CDC Hurricane Public Service Announcements (PSAs) and Podcasts