Be prepared when disaster strikes

From left, Capt. Brett White and Tech. Sgt. Matt Kassel, members of the New York National Guard, presented a Citizen Preparedness Course at Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County on Tuesday, Jan. 8. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK — If disaster strikes, do most people know what to do? A course in Citizen Preparedness was given on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County (CCEDC). The course, which ran just under 90 minutes, was given by two National Guardsmen, and was a comprehensive study of what to do when disasters, natural and man-made, occur.

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