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Tippecanoe County to test sirens, offer training for severe weather preparedness

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As spring approaches, Tippecanoe County Emergency Management Agency will test sirens and Purdue officials urge the campus community to review the university’s severe weather procedures and know the shelter-in-place locations. In conjunction with National Severe Weather Awareness Week, TEMA will sound the emergency warning sirens and test its communication systems between […]

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Purdue to conduct Safety and Preparedness Day, test emergency alert system

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s annual National Emergency Preparedness Month, Purdue University will test its emergency notification system and conduct safety-related activities for the campus community on Thursday (Sept. 9). Purdue’s Safety and Preparedness Day is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Memorial Mall. […]

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Purdue to simulate emergency to test response July 14

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will test its emergency preparedness July 14 with the simulation of an on-campus event. The exercise is funded by a grant from the Department of Education Emergency Management in Higher Education program. Purdue’s Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office, in conjunction with the Purdue Homeland Security Institute, will simulate […]

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Campus community urged to register for emergency notification text messages

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University officials are urging students, faculty and staff to sign up to receive emergency notification text messages for situations that pose a threat to campus community safety. Those who have already signed up and have changed cell phone numbers should update their information, said Carol Shelby, senior director of environmental […]

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Purdue monitors swine flu, issues precautionary reminders

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In response to a serious new flu strain that began in Mexico, Purdue University on Monday (April 27) urged faculty, staff and students to take precautions against the spread of the communicable disease and avoid travel to infected areas. The university’s pandemic preparedness committee, created during the avian flu alert in […]

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Purdue to test sirens, offer training for severe weather preparedness

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As spring approaches, Purdue emergency preparedness officials are urging the campus community to review the university’s severe weather procedures and know their shelter-in-place locations. March 15-21 is Severe Weather Awareness Week, and tests of the all-hazards warning sirens, along with a pair of free tornado awareness training sessions, are scheduled on […]

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