EOHU congratulates the winners of their Emergency Preparedness Contest

Pictured from left to right: Caroline Kuate, Manager of Emergency Management and Healthy Environments at the EOHU, and Alysha Lavictoire, winner of the Emergency Preparedness contest on the EOHU’s French Facebook. Courtesy photo

CORNWALL — Congratulations to Angela Poirier and Alysha Lavictoire, winners of the Eastern Ontario Health Unit’s (EOHU) Emergency Preparedness contest.

Pictured from left to right: Angela Poirier, winner of the Emergency Preparedness contest on the EOHU’s English Facebook page, and Shawn Pilon, Manager of Operations for SD&G at the EOHU. Courtesy photo

Angela, from Cornwall, won the contest on the EOHU’s English Facebook page, while Alysha, also from Cornwall, won the contest on the French Facebook page. Angela and Alysha are two of the over 140 participants who entered the contest by commenting on the EOHU’s video about the basic contents of a home emergency kit on Facebook.

They each earned themselves a prize consisting of a 4-person 72-hour emergency survival kit for their home, valued at $160.

The EOHU held the Emergency Preparedness contest from May 5 to the 11, during national Emergency Preparedness Week. The event encourages Canadians to take concrete actions to prepare themselves and their loved ones for emergencies.

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