Hurricane Matthew is creeping closer and closer to Florida’s East Coast. The strong storm poses a huge threat to states all along the Southeast and it is extremely important for those in the storm track to prepare both our homes and businesses for a possible impact.
Although other areas in the United State are not being directly affected by this storm, Hurricane Matthew serves as a clear reminder of the importance of having a plan. Natural disasters come in many sizes, shapes and forms. Depending on your location, you could face floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, etc. Thankfully, in this digital world we have a wide variety of tools and resources that can help us prepare quickly and effectively.
Here are some useful apps and resources that can help you prepare your practice for any natural disaster:
On average, the cost of downtime for a small business affected by an extreme weather event is $3,000 a day. Most extreme weather events cause multiple problems that can impact your business, including power outages, disrupted transportation systems, and property damage. Follow these steps for a solid business continuity plan.
Know Your Stuff: Create an office inventory just by taking photos and syncing them to the cloud.
The American Red Cross has several apps tailored to specific disaster scenarios. Just pick the apps that fit your specific needs to access useful tools, information and updates.
Dentist Insurance Services is here to help with any questions you might have about coverage for your practice. Call us at 800.877.7597 for a full review of your portfolio. We’ll make sure you have the coverage to weather any storm.
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