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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.



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.



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.



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.


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 »

Preventing Outbreaks of Avian Influenza

Date: Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Source:  UMD Poultry Extension

Video about Preventing Outbreaks of Avian Influenza through science-based education of Commercial Poultry Farmers.

View more Avian Influenza Resources & Links >>

Cold and Flu Prevention

Date: Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Follow these tips from the Texas Department of State Health Services on how to protect yourself during cold and flu season.



Winter Storm Resource Center

Date: Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

University of Illinois Extension has created a one-stop winter storm resource center.



Winter Storm Preparation

Date: Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

With a little planning, you can protect yourself and your family from winter storms and keep your property losses to a minimum.



Holiday Traveling Safety

Date: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Catch some holiday traveling safety tips from the Texas A&M Health Science Center.