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Jan

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Stay Safe In Severe Winter Weather

Posted by on January 18th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

We’re already several months into winter here in New England, but it’s never too late to check your supplies or brush up on winter weather safety tips. Cold weather can cause frostbite and hypothermia, as well as cause unsafe driving conditions, power failures, and house fires and carbon monoxide poisoning from space heaters and fireplaces. … Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Dec

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Health News You Can Use Beyond the Headlines

Posted by on December 17th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

The news comes and goes quickly.  Health news is no different and it’s important to develop strategies and resources to learn more beyond the headlines. Continue to learn about some of 2018’s big health stories that will continue to impact 2019 with these resources. Natural Disasters and Emergencies-The Camp Fire in Northern California was the… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

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National Preparedness Month: Resources You Can Use

Posted by on September 14th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

September is National Preparedness Month and there’s still time to make and practice your plan, learn life saving skills, check your coverage and save for an emergency. Week 1’s theme was Make and Practice Your Plan No one knows when an emergency will happen, but making and practicing your plan now will help you during… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Aug

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New Graphic Medicine Book Club Kit: Emergency Preparedness and Recovery

Posted by on August 13th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

September is National Preparedness Month.  But why mention that in mid-August? Because I’m happy to announce a brand-new Graphic Medicine Book Club Kit focused on Emergency Preparedness and Recovery just in time to include as part of National Preparedness Month activities. Using Don Brown’s Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans, this kit provides a… Read More »

Posted in: Graphic Medicine

Jul

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Stay Safe in Summer Heat

Posted by on July 11th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Summer is a great time to be outside going to the beach or community events, having fun.  But with heat waves happening more often and for longer stretches of time, it’s important to stay healthy by being prepared. Who is most at risk? The elderly, children, people with chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

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