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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

 


Assessing and Caring for Cattle After Wildfires

Date: Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

To ensure the wellbeing of your cattle, the first steps after a wildfire are: locate and secure the cattle, provide adequate water and forage, and then consult your veterinarian.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/004-natural/pdfs/assessing-and-caring-for-cattle-after-wildfires.pdf

 


Zika Virus Health-Related Resources

Date: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Looking for information to share on Zika virus? The Texas A&M Health Science Center has health-related resources, answers and information for all.

https://vitalrecord.tamhsc.edu/zika360/resources/

 


Mosquito Control

Date: Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Mosquitoes are not only pesky and annoying, they can also cause life-threatening diseases. Learn more about mosquito control around the home in this downloadable fact sheet.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/001a-hot-topics/pdfs/2008-floods-mosquitoes/E33-mosquito-control-around-the-home.pdf

Related:  PreventingZika.org

 


U.S. EPA Releases New Drought Guide for Water Utilities

Date: Monday, March 21st, 2016

Source:  epa.gov

Provides worksheets, best practices, videos and key resources for responding to drought emergencies and building long-term resilience.

Four main sections:

  • Staffing, response plans and funding
  • Water supply and demand management
  • Communication and partnerships
  • Case studies and videos

Explore the Case Study Map and Videos GeoPlatform for real-world challenges and solutions.

View New Drought Guide for Water Utilities

View more Drought Resources »