From May 3 to 9, the City of Brampton is recognizing Emergency Preparedness Week (EPW). This year, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city reminds residents that it is important, now more than ever, that we all play a role in being safe and prepared.
Residents are helping to protect themselves and the community against the spread of COVID-19 by staying informed, maintaining physical distancing and following the advice of Peel Public Health. The city encourages residents to continue these efforts in keeping Brampton safe.
The city also thanks its Emergency Management team and community partners who are putting their planning into practice at this time and continue to work together to protect the safety of our community during the COVID-19 emergency.
“The entire team at the city has been working tirelessly, along with our partners, to ensure the health and safety of our community as we respond to COVID-19. Keeping everyone informed and ensuring responses are coordinated is no small feat. I’d like to commend our Brampton Emergency Management Office and the Emergency Management staff at the Region of Peel for their efforts in ensuring we are all working together to combat the spread of COVID-19,” said Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown, Mayor.
Every year, EPW is a time to remind residents to review Brampton’s Emergency Preparedness Guide and to be prepared for potential emergencies of all kinds, including extreme weather, flooding, and power outages. To learn more, visit www.brampton.ca/prepared.