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Winter Survival Kit

Date: Thursday, November 19th, 2015

The Winter Survival Kit smartphone app can be as critical as a physical winter survival kit if you find yourself stuck or stranded in severe winter weather conditions.



Winter Weather Ready

Date: Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Make sure your family, your home, and your pets are all safe and warm in the possibility of winter storms.

Preparing for Winter Storms

Prepare for the Unexpected

Heating Homes

Pet Preparedness

Firewise: Wildfire Aware

Date: Monday, October 26th, 2015

The Firewise Communities Program encourages local solutions for safety by involving homeowners in taking individual responsibility for preparing their homes from the risk of wildfire.



Severe Weather Preparedness

Date: Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Wind, snow and hail storms – Texas has them all. Sunny one day and flooding the next? Texas has that, too. Don’t get caught in the rain, be prepared.



Flu Guides for Parents

Date: Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Parents keep your children healthy during Flu season.

Flu information.

Flu guide for parents.


Flu Shots

Date: Tuesday, 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.

Animals in Emergencies

Date: Tuesday, 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.




Disaster Preparedness and Planning for College Students

Date: Tuesday, 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.



Livestock Protection in Floods

Date: Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Emergency preparedness is important for all animals, but especially for livestock because of their size, feed requirement, and shelter and transportation needs. One possible Texas emergency is flooding.



Home Water Conservation

Date: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

As drought continues to be a pressing summer issue in many areas of Texas, individuals are searching for ways to conserve water. The AgriLife Extension Water Education Network has several ideas and tips for homeowners.


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