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Safe Areas During Weather Emergencies

The following locations have been designated safety areas for weather emergencies including tornadoes. These areas also may be appropriate during other severe weather situations.

  • College Center corridor south of the Miner Memorial Library 
  • Child Development Center
  • Hallway outside Technology/Business and health careers administration office.
  • Health Careers Center for Excellence interior rooms away from windows.
  • Technology building east-west and north-south corridors
  • Prairie Building Room W103, Room W106, and the Prairie Room-RoomW109 and Room W111
  • Lower level of the library, south wall of carrel area and Rooms L161 and Room L165
  • First floor restrooms in College Center, Miner Memorial Library, Technology/Science/Workforce Development Center
  • South bank of retention pond
  • Workforce Development Center first floor interior rooms away from windows
  • South wall of the building presently occupied
  • Art and Sciences Building first floor interior rooms away from windows
  • Locker rooms and restrooms in Activities Building
  • West campus buildings interior restrooms
  • Occupants of KCCs fitness center in the Ice Valley Centre can go to lower level interior rooms away from windows, excluding the ice rink.
  • Outdoor area away from building which is lower than ground level such as a ditch or swale

For more tips, review this information from Illinois Emergency Services and Disaster Relief.