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Disaster Supplies and Kits

Date: Tuesday, 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.

 


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.

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


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.

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

 


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

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

 


Texas Hurricane Evacuation Tips

Date: Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Be prepared and know more about Hurricane evacuation procedures:

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/Preparedness/tips/hurrEvacTips.htm

 


Hurricane Preparedness

Date: Thursday, September 8th, 2016

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

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/ThreatAwareness/weather_aware_hurricane.htm

 


Online Course: Emergency Planning for Child Care Providers

Date: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Learn how to create a safe and healthy environment for the children in your care:

https://extensiononline.tamu.edu/courses/courseListByCatID.php?category=67&pCatTitle=Child%20Care&subtitle=Child%20Health%20and%20Safety#574

 


Disaster Preparedness and Your Health

Date: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Maintaining your health during a disaster should be at the top of your priority list.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/002-protect/disaster-preparedness-and-your-health.php

 


Emergency Preparedness for Businesses

Date: Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Source:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

View links to Management Planning Guides, Facility Protection, Other Resources for Business Emergency Preparation:

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/emres/business.html

 


Disaster Preparedness for Older Adults

Date: Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Know. Plan. React. Older adults need a disaster preparedness plan, too.

View presentation PDF:

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/002-protect/pdf/disaster-preparedness-for-older-adults.pdf