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Cold Weather Safety Tips

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office wants all of its residents to stay safe during extreme cold weather. Therefore we have put together this comprehensive set of safety tips for the winter season.

Personal Safety Tips

Home Safety Tips

Other Links:

  • The McHenry County Sheriff's Office communicates with the public through several outlets.  Register to receive emails and text messages from Nixle at www.nixle.com . The Sheriff's Office sends out alerts, advisories, and community messages educating the community of developing information.  The McHenry County Sheriff's Office also shares information through the department's Facebook (McHenry County Sheriff's Office) and Twitter (McHenrySheriff) pages.
  • The McHenry County Government Center posts Building Closures on the Emergency Closing Center website: http://www.emergencyclosingcenter.com/ecc/home.jsp Sign up to be notified for up to two "closure" notifications through email.  Enter in the Facility Name "McHenry County Government Center."  Many schools and government agencies use this resource as well.
  • For Road Conditions on State Highways in Illinois, visit Illinois Department of Transportation site for information: http://www.gettingaroundillinois.com/ and click on Winter Road Conditions.
  • Information on Wisconsin Road Conditions: http://www.dot.state.wi.us/travel/

 

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