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Holiday Traveling Safety

Date: Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Texas A&M Public Health has created a short video about ensuring that your safety while traveling during the holiday season.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHC6kR1sz9Y

 


Holiday Safety Tips

Date: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

The U.S. Fire Administration offers free holiday, candle and Christmas tree fire safety outreach materials to help keep everyone safe during the holidays.

http://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/holiday.html

 


This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Preparedness

Date: Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Are you struggling to find a gift for a loved one? Several items, such as a radio, are critical in emergencies and also make good holiday gifts! Find more ideas here!

http://www.fema.gov/news-release/2013/11/26/holiday-season-give-gift-preparedness

 


Winter Storms: Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes

Date: Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Although we only have a few cold snaps per season, homeowners in the south should give special attention to exposed water pipes during the winter months.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/011-disaster-by-stage/prepare/preventing-frozen-pipes.php

 


Key Facts about Seasonal Flu Vaccine

Date: Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently.

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


Flu Videos

Date: Friday, November 21st, 2014

For an actual example of how to stay healthy during flu season, watch these short and informative videos.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/004-natural/flu-vidoes.php

 


Avoid the Flu at School and Work

Date: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Stay healthy at work and school this flu season by practicing these flu-fighting techniques.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/employee/pdf/2010-flu-revised/fact-sheets-activities/fact-sheets/Avoid-Flu.pdf

 


TexasFlu.org

Date: Thursday, November 13th, 2014

The Texas Department of State Health Services provides TexasFlu.org, where individuals can find answers to their flu-related questions. Beat the cough this year!

http://www.texasflu.org/

 


Flu Season Preparedness Supplies

Date: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Use this list to build a supply of at least 2-weeks’ worth of flu-fighting essentials to help your family weather this year’s flu season.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/employee/pdf/2010-flu-revised/fact-sheets-activities/fact-sheets/Flu-Supplies.pdf

 


The Flu: A Guide for Parents

Date: Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

This time of year, everyone seems to be sniffing and coughing. To keep your little ones safe, parents should be well informed on the flu Influenza.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/004-natural/pdfs/parents-guide-for-flu.pdf