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Driving in Snow and Ice

Date: Monday, December 19th, 2016

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



Safety Tips for Heating Your Home

Date: Monday, December 12th, 2016

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



Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes

Date: Sunday, December 11th, 2016

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



Winter Storms and Extreme Cold

Date: Saturday, December 10th, 2016

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



Disaster Supplies and Kits

Date: Tuesday, November 29th, 2016


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


Handling Food and Drinks Without Power

Date: Thursday, November 10th, 2016

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


Flu Vaccination Facts

Date: Tuesday, 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.



Seasonal Influenza: Flu Basics

Date: Tuesday, 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



Texas Hurricane Evacuation Tips

Date: Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Be prepared and know more about Hurricane evacuation procedures:



Hurricane Preparedness

Date: Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Stay prepared this #hurricane season with these tips from the Texas Department of Public Safety.