Be Informed, Make a Plan, Build a Kit
Knowing what to do before, during and after an emergency is essential to your safety and property protection. Making a plan for your family and home will help protect you and those you love. Communicating the plan is important too. Build a disaster supplies kit will put you a step ahead and in a better position to manage a disaster. Be sure to pack water, food, blankets, flashlights, medications and other necessities. For more information on basic emergency preparedness activities you should undertake, visit FEMA or Red Cross.
Catawba Nuclear Station
Duke Energy operates the Catawba Nuclear Station which is located approximately 10 miles from the center of Clover. Alert Sirens have been strategically placed throughout York County within a 10 mile radius of the Station. The sirens are tested quarterly for maintenance purposes in January, April, July and October on the second Wednesday of the month at 11
Contact your service provider to report and monitor power outages:
Emergency Notifications Registration
York County operates an emergency notification system that will allow Public Safety Communications or Emergency Management to quickly notify citizens of an emergency that may affect their area. At any given moment, we could be faced with an unforeseen emergency, from severe weather to a hostage situation to a chemical spill to a missing child.Currently, the contact database includes all residential and commercial landline telephone numbers. Citizens are encouraged to register additional methods of contact, such as cell phone numbers, VoIP numbers, and email addresses. It is very important that citizens register all of their additional contact numbers to ensure that they don’t miss any critical emergency notifications.Sign up at York County Emergency Notifications Registration.
Evacuation and Shelters
York County Office of Emergency Management (or on Facebook) and the local Red Cross Chapter develop, coordinate, and control evacuations and shelters. During an emergency, information on emergency shelters and evacuation routes can be obtained via local radio and news outlets as well as on the York County website.