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Emergency Preparedness

Shelter in Place

Shelter-in-place is appropriate for threats posed by atmospheric contamination or severe weather incidents. These threats could include accidents or attacks involving chemical, bio­logical or radiological hazards or extreme weather events such as tornadoes and severe thunderstorms.

Shelter-in-Place Procedures:



Lockdown is appropriate for threats posed from out­side or inside the building. These threats could include a violent or armed person attempting to enter the school, a per­petrator already inside, or nearby criminal or terrorist activity.

Lockdown Procedures:

Do not open the door until the threat is cleared by law enforcement or College officials.