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Christmas Tree and Holiday Lights

Date: December 23rd, 2014

The winter holiday season should be a joyous time of year. However, certain types of fires and injuries associated with holiday decorating are much more common during this season.



Holiday Traveling Safety

Date: 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: 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: 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 Survival Kit App

Date: December 9th, 2014

The Winter Survival Kit app will help you find your current location, call 911, notify friends or family, and calculate how long your engine can run if you find yourself stuck or stranded in severe winter weather conditions.


Winter Storms: Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes

Date: 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.



Dealing With Winter Storm Damaged Trees

Date: December 2nd, 2014

Texas A&M Forest Service reminds homeowners that winter storm damaged trees can be dangerous and should be taken care of with caution. Read here for more tips!



Key Facts about Seasonal Flu Vaccine

Date: 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: 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: November 18th, 2014

Stay healthy at work and school this flu season by practicing these flu-fighting techniques.