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Firewise: Wildfire Aware

Date: 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.



Tree Care Kit

Date: October 20th, 2015

As much as we love trees, are we properly caring for them? This AgriLife Extension resource has tips about healthy tree maintenance!



Severe Weather Preparedness

Date: 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.



Food Safety for Food Vendors and Groups

Date: October 6th, 2015

In Texas, Fall is just another word for football season. Check out this article to make sure your tailgating food is prepared correctly!



Flu Guides for Parents

Date: September 29th, 2015

Parents keep your children healthy during Flu season.

Flu information.

Flu guide for parents.


Flu Shots

Date: 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.

Disaster Preparedness Guides

Date: September 15th, 2015

Use these disaster preparedness guides to protect yourself and your household during and immediately after a catastrophe by making a disaster plan and a disaster kit. Plan to take care of yourself without outside help for at least 3 days.

Special considerations include keeping food safe to eat, sheltering-in-place, and discussing a disaster with children.

Texans, Get Ready! Be Prepared to Survive and Recover from a Disaster

Disaster Preparedness for College Students:

Emergency Food and Water Supplies

Preparing Your Evacuation “Grab and Go” Box

View more preparedness resources from Texas EDEN


National Preparedness Month

Date: September 8th, 2015

September is National Preparedness Month. This year we are asking you to take action now – make a plan with your community, your family, and for your pets.  Plan how to stay safe and communicate during the disasters that can affect your community.



Animals in Emergencies

Date: 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.




Managing Your Money in Tough Times

Date: August 18th, 2015

Money is often on the minds of most Americans, and when times get tough, that concern can make stress levels skyrocket. Here are answers to some of American’s most frequently asked money-related questions.