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Story of the week: It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Everyone has a responsibility to stay safe online

Click above to visit our Cybersecurity Awareness Month page.

Previous front page stories here.


Summer is gone. Fall is here. Prepare for winter.

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Click the image above to learn about winter weather preparedness.


A few things you need to plan for before winter weather hits:

  • An ice scraper for your windshield.
  • Refill your car’s gas tank when it is down to half.
  • Keep warm clothing and blankets in your car.
  • Make sure to winterize vehicles that need it.

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Great Utah ShakeOut


Mark your calendars for April 20, 2017, for the sixth ShakeOut!

A record-breaking 1,004,593 Utahns participated this year! Gov. Gary Herbert challenged Utah to get 1 million Utahns participating for 2016. We succeeded! You succeeded! If you held a drill or plan to during 2016, you can still sign up your family, church group, business, school or workplace at ShakeOut.org/utah.  In the mean time, you can upload photos, stories or videos to the ShakeOut website by logging into your profile.

Take time to ramp up your preparedness by visiting our BeReadyUtah.gov program

Since 2012, millions of Utahns have participated in the Great Utah ShakeOut. You can also download your own banners to display on your website, blog or Facebook page from the Resources section of the site.

Want to know who’s participated? Here’s the list.  

Follow the ShakeOut on Twitter: @UtahShakeOut or by using the hashtag #shakeout there, on Pinterest or Instagram. Check us out on Facebook, too: Facebook.com/UtahShakeOut


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Utah DEM became a WRN Ambassador in 2015. Your organization can, too.


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