Stay Safe during Holiday Cooking

The holday season is the perfect time to do a lot of cooking for both parties with friends and dinners with family. Did you know, however, that the single greatest cause of house fires is cooking? Do something to protect yourself this holiday season and educate yourself on the top ten ways to stay safe…… Continue reading Stay Safe during Holiday Cooking

October is Home Fire Prevention Month

There are many things you can do to keep your household safe from fires. Did you know October is Home Fire Prevention Month? The most effective way to keep your household safe is to identify and remove fire hazzards. Here are six steps you can take right now to remove fire hazzards: 1. Keep items…… Continue reading October is Home Fire Prevention Month

Animal Lovers- Prepare Your Pets For Emergencies

In the event of a disaster, if you must evacuate, the most important thing to protect your pets is to evaucate them too. Test your knowledge about how to prepare your pets in times of disaster. 1. Local and state health and safety organizations permit the Red Cross to allow pets in disaster shelters: A)…… Continue reading Animal Lovers- Prepare Your Pets For Emergencies

Ready Rating Program: Be Prepared for Disasters

Are you part of a business, school, or organization which would like to improve emergency prepardness? American Red Cross’s most recent studies have found that more than half of Americans don’t feel prepared for an everyday emergency, let alone a catastrophe. Because emergencies can happen at any time, there is a need to be prepared.…… Continue reading Ready Rating Program: Be Prepared for Disasters

How to Make the Perfect Emergency Kit: Be Prepared When Disaster Strikes

The American Red Cross gives many tips for preparing the perfect emergency kit for when a disaster strikes. Having this kit means that you will be prepared to evacuate immediately when a disaster happens. You will also have crucial objects readily available, such as medications and personal documents. Essential items for this perfect emergency kit…… Continue reading How to Make the Perfect Emergency Kit: Be Prepared When Disaster Strikes