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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.



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.



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!



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.



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.


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.



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.




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!



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.



Flu Shot: Questions and Answers

Date: Thursday, November 6th, 2014

How much do you know about the flu shot? Without the facts, it’s just another needle. Find out more useful information about the vaccine here!