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Jun

06

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National Safety Month 2017

Posted by on June 6th, 2017 0 comments

Did you know that every four minutes, someone dies from something that is 100 percent preventable? That’s where the National Safety Council comes in. Every June, National Safety Month is observed where the NSC raises awareness for the different risks that are present both at home and at work and how you can keep yourself,… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, General (all entries)

Apr

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Are You Prepared for a Wildfire?

Posted by on April 27th, 2017 0 comments

Last week was Wildfire Awareness Week, and it’s getting to be that season…are you prepared? The New Mexico Department of Health is stressing less about how to prevent starting wildfires, but instead, more about what to do to protect yourself if a wildfire occurs nearby. The smoke that a wildfire produces can be very dangerous,… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster, Emergency Preparedness, General (all entries)

Apr

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CMS 2016 Final Rule and Emergency Preparedness

Posted by on April 21st, 2017 0 comments

This past week, I had the privilege of attending the 2017 Emergency Preparedness Conference in New Orleans. It was a brand new topic for me, covering the four phases of emergency response: Mitigation Preparation Response Recovery We heard from hospitals who served events like the Boston Marathon bombing, the Pulse Night Club incident, ransomware attacks,… Read More »

Posted in: Community Engagement, Disaster, Emergency Preparedness, Louisiana, Patient Safety

Apr

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Prepare Yourself for Flood and Tornado Season in Texas

Posted by on April 13th, 2017 0 comments

For native Texans, you may be well aware of the weather episodes that come with the warmer weather that spring brings–often tornadoes and floods. We want to know though, are you prepared if one of these were to happen right now? There are three steps you need to take to be ready: Make a plan… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster, Emergency Preparedness, General (all entries), Texas

Sep

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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted by on September 6th, 2016 0 comments

September is National Preparedness Month, so the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Ad Council have teamed up to encourage families to create emergency plans, just in case, through a series of PSAs. One of the most important things to realize and plan for when it comes to emergencies, is knowing that it is likely that… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness

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