Emergency Zone

  • 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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  • February 3, 2020 Madison Fudge

    What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

    The 2019 Novel Coronavirus had not previously been identified in humans until this recent outbreak, which started in Wuhan China. It has since spread to many other countries including the United States of America.

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  • Preparedness Movie Review: Save Yourselves!
    January 29, 2020 Melissa Hurd

    Preparedness Movie Review: Save Yourselves!


    What is the worst thing that could happen when your phone is shut off? You might miss some messages from work, or a call from a loved one. Or you could miss several frantic voicemails about an alien invasion. You know. Normal stuff.

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  • May 21, 2019 Emergency Zone

    Do You Have The Complete Emergency Preparedness Supply List?

    Are you overwhelmed by everything you need to do to prepare for a natural or man-made disaster? Everyone is at first! That's why we're sharing a simple to use checklist of everything you will need when #SHTF. We followed the recommended supply list from FEMA and turned it into a free, easy to follow checklist. The list covers the essentials and suggested items to have at home, at work, and at...
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  • May 10, 2019 Emergency Zone

    18 Things You Need In Your Pet Emergency Survival Kit

    image of Husky breed dog wearing shirt and backpack
    When we’re making plans for worst case scenarios, we plan for ourselves and our human family members to ensure our safety. But what about our pets? If you’re like millions of Americans, you probably have a pet dog or cat (or several pets if you’re lucky). The bond you have with your pet is special and unique. No two pet/owner relationships are the same, just like no two human friendships are the...
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