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Food Safety for Food Vendors and Groups

Date: October 6th, 2015

In Texas, Fall is just another word for football season. Check out this article to make sure your tailgating food is prepared correctly!



Flu Guides for Parents

Date: September 29th, 2015

Parents keep your children healthy during Flu season.

Flu information.

Flu guide for parents.


Flu Shots

Date: September 22nd, 2015

The flu shot is a vaccine given with a needle, usually in the arm. The seasonal flu shot protects against the three or four influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during the upcoming season.

Learn more.

Find recommended Flu Vaccines near you.

Disaster Preparedness Guides

Date: September 15th, 2015

Use these disaster preparedness guides to protect yourself and your household during and immediately after a catastrophe by making a disaster plan and a disaster kit. Plan to take care of yourself without outside help for at least 3 days.

Special considerations include keeping food safe to eat, sheltering-in-place, and discussing a disaster with children.

Texans, Get Ready! Be Prepared to Survive and Recover from a Disaster

Disaster Preparedness for College Students:

Emergency Food and Water Supplies

Preparing Your Evacuation “Grab and Go” Box

View more preparedness resources from Texas EDEN


National Preparedness Month

Date: September 8th, 2015

September is National Preparedness Month. This year we are asking you to take action now – make a plan with your community, your family, and for your pets.  Plan how to stay safe and communicate during the disasters that can affect your community.



Animals in Emergencies

Date: August 25th, 2015

Often, the need to care for livestock and family pets during emergencies is overlooked among everything else. Here are some tips to make sure your pet and livestock friends are also accounted for.




Managing Your Money in Tough Times

Date: August 18th, 2015

Money is often on the minds of most Americans, and when times get tough, that concern can make stress levels skyrocket. Here are answers to some of American’s most frequently asked money-related questions.



Deer Breeder Movement Standards Plan Finalized

Date: August 13th, 2015

Source:  Texas Parks & Wildlife

Framework Addresses Chronic Wasting Disease Management, Industry Needs

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CWD Resources, News & Maps

Disaster Preparedness and Planning for College Students

Date: August 11th, 2015

A disaster can occur when we least expect it and regardless of where we happen to be at the time: home, work, or school. Most universities and colleges encourage students and faculty to develop an emergency plan.



Replacing Personal Documents After a Natural Disaster

Date: August 4th, 2015

Follow the link to access a list of contacts to replace personal documents lost in a natural disaster.