Emergency Zone

  • 7 Ways To Prepare For A Hurricane Power Outage
    October 13, 2021 Emergency Zone

    7 Ways To Prepare For A Hurricane Power Outage

    Combine the fury and force of a hurricane with a power grid in serious need of an upgrade and you can expect to lose power. The problem with a power outage from hurricanes is the uncertainty of how long power...

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  • The 2 Deadliest Knots
    October 4, 2021 Emergency Zone

    The Two Deadliest Knots

    Some of the most common knots you were taught could cost you your life if you use them in the wrong situation. There are two big offenders in particular that stand out even though many outdoor enthusiasts consider them to be foundational. We will go over:
    • What they are good for
    • How to tie them
    • What they are not good for (how they are misused)
    • Better alternatives for those situations
    • Backing them up (making them safer)
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  • 4 Portable Health Gadgets for Your First Aid Kit
    August 11, 2021 Emergency Zone

    4 Portable Health Gadgets for Your First Aid Kit

    4 Portable Health Gadgets for Your First Aid Kit Accidents and unintentional injuries can occur even in the most unexpected situations. In fact, the number of emergency visits for these incidents reaches 24.5 million per year, which can end up resulting in...

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  • Summer Food Safety
    July 2, 2021 Melissa Hurd

    Summer Food Safety

    Summer is the perfect time to get outside with friends and family and fire up the grill for some delicious eats. I’m already craving the hamburgers, steak, hot dogs, fresh veggies, and fruit that’ll be at my family’s 4th of July party this weekend! Most of the time, nothing bad happens. But on occasion, there is a disturbance in the force...
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  • Keeping Your Child Safe On The Internet: Tips for Parents
    November 20, 2020 Turn On VPN

    Keeping Your Child Safe On The Internet: Tips for Parents

    Children know that there is so much that they can do from your or their computer, smartphone or tablet. What these children do not know is that this hub of information is also home to online predators, cyberbullies, hackers, phishing scams, malware and many other dangers. The complexity of some of these dangers might be too difficult for them to digest right now. However, with a few handy tips, you can help your children raise their guard whenever they are online.

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  • How to Prepare For a Hurricane or Tropical Storm
    June 10, 2020 Emergency Zone

    How to Prepare For a Hurricane or Tropical Storm

    Guest Writer: Rocio Espinoza In terms of property damage, floods by way of hurricanes and tropical storms are the most common forms of natural disasters in the United States. Floods can occur via torrential rains, rising water from rivers or...

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  • What Is A Pandemic And How Do We Avoid Infection?
    February 26, 2020 Melissa Hurd

    What Is A Pandemic And How Do We Avoid Infection?

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) has not officially been declared a pandemic by the CDC or the WHO as of the writing of this blog. It is mainly affecting people in China, but it has spread to a few other countries, including the...

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