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Be Financially Ready!

Posted on: February 5th, 2020

Being financially prepared pays off. FEMA has listed a couple of tips to start achieving this goal. Resolve to be ready in 2020! Create an emergency fund: If disaster strikes, you may need to pay unexpected bills for hotels, transportation, food, medical expenses, and other items. Put some money aside today and add to it after […]

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Don’t spread it!

Posted on: January 30th, 2020

To make sure we do not spread germs or viruses, Ready.gov gives us a couple of suggestions: Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you […]

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Resolve to be READY!

Posted on: January 8th, 2020

This year FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) is highly suggesting us to add as a 2020 resolution to be prepared. The Resolve to be Ready slogan offers you motivation to a practical emergency preparedness mindset. Individuals can practice each day leading up to the New Year 2021. You can share these messages on your social media […]

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Safe Travels!

Posted on: December 16th, 2019

Traveling by car? Many people hit the road for the holidays. Don’t let weather, mechanical trouble or the unexpected get in the way of celebrating. Here are some tips for having a safe road trip for the holidays:Our friends with the American Red Cross have a webpage for staying safe while on the highway:  www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/highway-safety.Stay up […]

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Holiday Safety

Posted on: November 25th, 2019

Cooking The number of cooking fires increases significantly during the holidays so it is important for you to stay alert and be watchful while you are cooking. Whether you are cooking the holiday family dinner or a leftover snack for the children, practicing these safe cooking behaviors will help protect you and your family FEMA: […]

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Winter is HERE!

Posted on: October 29th, 2019

Winter storms create a higher risk of car accidents, hypothermia, frostbite, carbon monoxide poisoning, and heart attacks from overexertion. Winter storms and blizzards can bring extreme cold, freezing rain, snow, ice, and high winds. A winter storm can: Last a few hours or several days; Knock out heat, power, and communication services; and Place older […]

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