Health & Environment

Recommendations for Preparing a “Go Bag” for Emergency Situations

A “Go Bag” is a basic collection of items needed to take with you in an emergency, including communication tools, identification, clothing, toiletries, food and water, tools and medical supplies. You never know when disaster is going to strike. Preparing for various potential emergencies can be stressful, so you should edit the bag to your Read More…

Community

Emergency Preparedness Month Good Time to Make or Review Plans

September is “Emergency Preparedness Month,” it’s a good time to review or make a safety plan. Everyone should have an emergency family plan; plans are needed for all emergencies – not just for a terror emergency. There are weather emergencies such as hurricane or blizzard and emergencies related to loss of power or water. Your Read More…

Health & Environment

Emergency Preparedness Month

September is “Emergency Preparedness Month”.  It’s a good time to review or make a safety plan. Everyone should have an emergency family plan. A plan is needed for all emergencies not just for a terror emergency. There are weather emergencies such as hurricane or blizzard and emergencies related to loss of power or water. Every Read More…

Health & Environment Police & Fire

Emergency Preparedness Tips from NEW Health

by Mary Wright, RN, health educator at North End Waterfront Health June is “Safety Month”. It’s a good time to review or make a safety plan. Everyone should have an emergency family plan. A plan is needed for all emergencies, not just for a terrorism emergency. You should also be prepared for weather emergencies such Read More…