The first thing you can do is check your computer. The Wilton Urgent Notification E-mail List is used to notify Wilton citizens of any urgent information from road closures to emergency preparedness. The service is provided by the Wilton Kiwanis Club in partnership with the town. For information and to subscribe, visit wiltonkiwanis.org and click on the Wilton Urgent Notification E-mail List link.

The home page of the town’s Web site — wiltonct.org — runs a scrolling banner at the top of the page indicating whether any emergency information is posted.

The town offers an Emergency Preparedness Guide, available online at wiltonct.org. The town also offers the Wilton Emergency Contact Registration Program for senior citizens and disabled individuals. Call Wilton Social Services (834-6238) to register.

The American Red Cross offers two pamphlets. Emergency Preparedness Checklist covers steps to take in case of natural disasters, fires, and hazardous materials spills. Together We Prepare: 5 Actions for Emergency Preparedness offers more general suggestions. For a copy, call the Red Cross at 203-227-9505 or visit online at redcross.org.