May 2015

  1. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    ?? June

    June begins tomorrow. While it is the Month that ushers in Summertime, it is also the beginning of Hurricane Season. Take the time today to check and make sure your disaster preparedness supplies are in order, your first aid kit is stocked (be sure to check expiration on meds!) and handy, and that you know your plan and evacuation routes...
  2. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Don't let the end be "The end." ??

    Today ends this year's Hurricane Preparedness Week - but that doesn't mean you should stop thinking about Hurricane Preparedness and Safety. Monday is the official start of Hurricane Season. Do you have your Hurricane Kit? Do you have your Hurricane Plan? Have you Drilled for a Hurricane Emergency?
  3. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Get a plan ?

    Get a Clue - Make a Plan... OK they old "Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail" cliché is tired, but it really is true. What have you planned for? While this is Hurricane Preparedness Week, you should use it as a reminder to be ready no matter whether at risk of Hurricanes, Storm Surge, Inland Flooding, or some other disaster.
  4. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Hurricane Watch / Hurricane Warning 🚩

    What is the difference between a Hurricane Watch and a Hurricane Warning? A hurricane warning means that hurricane conditions are expected within the next 36 hours. Follow evacuation orders from local officials if given A hurricane watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the next 48 hours. Know your evacuation route & listen to local officials Don’t put you...
  5. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Dorothy: this is Kansas. #HurricanePrep #PrepareAthon

    Hurricane Preparedness in Kansas? Yep. Everywhere. Inland Flooding can occur far in from the coasts, and Hurricanes can cause rising water in rivers and tributaries feeding open water. OK, so perhaps not Kansas (however, our Tornado Safety information may be timely for Mid-Westerners!) But take inland flooding seriously... Hurricane Preparedness means inland safety as well - not just the coastlines...
  6. Categories: Info News

    Back to work after a holiday weekend 💻

    The first day back to work after a 3 day (or longer) Holiday Weekend can be challenging - so do you embrace the challenge, or dread it? Ah, the fun we had. Now it is time to suck it up, clean it up, shake it up, step it up, and get down to it! It is easy - grab your...
  7. Categories: Info News

    Memorial Day 2015

    Happy Memorial Day Worker’s Memorial Day More about Memorial Day What is Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Safety
  8. Categories: Automated External Defibrillators (AED) & CPR

    ? CPR and AED Awareness Week ?

    CPR and AED Awareness Week is right around the corner. In 2008, Congress designated the first week of June for observation of National CPR / AED Awareness Week, with the goal of encouraging all states, cities and towns to establish organized programs which provide CPR and AED training to the public. At American CPR Training® they realize that not everyone can...
  9. Categories: Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors, Health Tips & Info News

    How Healthy is Your Community?

    Have you considered the health of your Community as a whole? Interesting... Health and well-being are products of not only the health care we receive and the choices we make, but also the places where we live, learn, work, and play. Community health improvement (CHI) is a process to identify and address the health needs of communities. About CDC's Online...
  10. Categories: Child Safety, General Safety Topics, Health Tips, Info News, Outdoor Safety & Sports Medicine & First AId

    Don’t Fry Day

    Know the importance of skin cancer prevention and sun-safety behaviors. Today is Don’t Fry Day. The Friday before Memorial Day is Don’t Fry Day: Protect your skin today and every day. Millions of Americans will enjoy the great outdoors this weekend. Skin cancer, caused by too much sun, is the most common of all cancers in the United States. More people will...

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