dialing 911 on the phone will connect you with an operator trained to handle and dispatch emergency services. It is used all across the country. School-aged children should know to call 911 also – discuss when it would be appropriate such as fire (but don’t call from the house that is burning!) or when someone seems to be seriously hurt and there is no adult to help.
According to Weather.com:
Tornado watch — Conditions are conducive to the development of tornadoes in and close to the watch area.
Tornado warning — A tornado has been sighted by spotters or indicated on radar and is occurring or imminent in the warning area.
Severe thunderstorm watch — Conditions are conducive to the development of severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.
Severe thunderstorm warning — A severe thunderstorm has been observed by spotters or indicated on radar, and is occurring or imminent in the warning area.
Severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes or cause damage from their strong wind gusts and/or hail.
Click on this link to find out more about what to do in case of a big storm/tornado
Visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/emergency/ for tips from that will help you keep safe and able to respond to changing events. In the event of an emergency, their emergency blog will be updated with breaking news and information.
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INOVA Emergency Care Center – 24 hour outpatient care
11901 Baron Cameron Avenue
Reston, VA 20190
Accepts Au Pair in America Insurance
CVS Minute Clinic – http://www.minuteclinic.com/en/
Does not accept our insurance – but au pair can pay out of pocket and send in claim form to insurance company. Once the deductible has been satisfied – covered expenses will be reimbursed.
Emergency Care – All hospitals in this area accept our insurance.
Doctor’s Office Visits/Specialists
Click on the list of preferred providers in this area.