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Flu Season Preparedness Supplies

Date: November 11th, 2014

Use this list to build a supply of at least 2-weeks’ worth of flu-fighting essentials to help your family weather this year’s flu season.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/employee/pdf/2010-flu-revised/fact-sheets-activities/fact-sheets/Flu-Supplies.pdf

 


Flu Shot: Questions and Answers

Date: November 6th, 2014

How much do you know about the flu shot? Without the facts, it’s just another needle. Find out more useful information about the vaccine here!

http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/flushot.htm

 


The Flu: A Guide for Parents

Date: November 4th, 2014

This time of year, everyone seems to be sniffing and coughing. To keep your little ones safe, parents should be well informed on the flu Influenza.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/004-natural/pdfs/parents-guide-for-flu.pdf

 


NOAA Winter Weather Outlook

Date: October 30th, 2014

Get acquainted with the National Weather Service Winter Weather Outlook website now so that you know how to navigate when the time of need arises!

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/winter/index.shtml

 


Tending Cattle After the Winter Storm

Date: October 28th, 2014

To tie winter storms and animal issues together, this infographic explains the nutritional needs of cattle during a harsh winter.

http://texaseden.org/disaster-resources/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Tending-Cattle-after-the-Storm.pdf

 


Winter Storms: Safety Tips for Heating Your Home

Date: October 23rd, 2014

Severe winter storms can cause power outages for days, or even weeks, at a time. Now is the best time to consider alternate sources to heat your home.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/011-disaster-by-stage/pdfs/prepare/winter-storms-heating-homes.pdf

 


Winter Storms: Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes

Date: October 21st, 2014

Southern homeowners should give special attention to exposed water pipes during the winter months because of the lack of insulation surrounding them. Find related tips here!

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/011-disaster-by-stage/pdfs/prepare/winter-storms-frozen-pipes.pdf

 


Don’t Get Caught in the Cold

Date: October 16th, 2014

Whether you are outside, in a vehicle, or inside of a building or home during a winter storm, there are precautions that should be taken to ensure your health and safety.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/011-disaster-by-stage/pdfs/prepare/Dont-Get-Caught-out-in-the-Cold.pdf

 


Preparing for Winter Storms

Date: October 14th, 2014

Winter will be here before you know it, and although they don’t happen often in Texas, winter storms are always a possibility. It’s better to be “safe” and prepared than “sorry”.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/011-disaster-by-stage/pdfs/prepare/preparing-for-winter-storms.pdf

 


Resources for Animal Owners Affected by Natural Disasters

Date: October 9th, 2014

This publication lists groups that can help locate missing pets and livestock, assist with carcass disposal, provide animal feed, and more; it also provides phones numbers and web addresses for each group.

http://www.agrilifebookstore.org/product-p/er-022.htm