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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.

http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extension/apps/winter-survival-kit


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.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/011-disaster-by-stage/prepare/preventing-frozen-pipes.php

 


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!

http://texasforestservice.tamu.edu/main/popup.aspx?id=18052

 


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.

http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/keyfacts.htm


Flu Videos

Date: November 21st, 2014

For an actual example of how to stay healthy during flu season, watch these short and informative videos.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/004-natural/flu-vidoes.php

 


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.

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

 


TexasFlu.org

Date: November 13th, 2014

The Texas Department of State Health Services provides TexasFlu.org, where individuals can find answers to their flu-related questions. Beat the cough this year!

http://www.texasflu.org/

 


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