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Driving in Snow and Ice

Date: December 19th, 2016

Everything you need to know to prepare you for the rough winter roads.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/004-natural/pdfs/Driving-in-Snow-and-Ice.pdf

 


Safety Tips for Heating Your Home

Date: December 12th, 2016

Now is the time to start thinking about alternative ways to heat your home during a winter weather emergency.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/011-disaster-by-stage/pdfs/prepare/winter-storms-heating-homes.pdf

 


Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes

Date: December 11th, 2016

You can reduce your chance of property damage by preparing your water pipes before a hard freeze with the following recommendations:

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/011-disaster-by-stage/pdfs/prepare/winter-storms-frozen-pipes.pdf

 


Winter Storms and Extreme Cold

Date: December 10th, 2016

Learn what actions to take after you receive a winter weather storm alert.

https://www.ready.gov/winter-weather

 


Disaster Supplies and Kits

Date: November 29th, 2016

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/001a-hot-topics/pdfs/2005-sept/texas-disaster-supplies-kit.pdf

A disaster supply kit should be equipped with materials to last for three days.

 


Cooking When the Power Goes Off

Date: November 22nd, 2016

http://www.agrilifebookstore.org/Cooking-When-the-Power-Goes-Off-p/er-006.htm

Cooking can be a problem after a storm has knocked out utilities. Learn basic cooking and food safety measures
to take.


Safely Thawing a Turkey

Date: November 15th, 2016

Keep your holiday celebrations safe this season. Learn how to properly thaw a turkey!

http://agrilifeextension.tamu.edu/solutions/safely-thawing-turkey/


Handling Food and Drinks Without Power

Date: November 10th, 2016

Resources to help you understand how long frozen and refrigerated food stays safe after the power goes out.

http://www.agrilifebookstore.org/Handling-Food-and-Drinks-p/er-023.htm


Flu Vaccination Facts

Date: September 27th, 2016

Source:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The flu vaccine protects against the viruses that will be most common in the upcoming season.

http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/keyfacts.htm

 


Seasonal Influenza: Flu Basics

Date: September 20th, 2016

Source:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated each year.

Learn more about Seasonal Flu

http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/index.htm