Prevention and preparedness

Fires and Burns

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Fire safety tips

  • Always have working fire alarms.
  • Stop, Drop, and Roll when on fire
  • Keep flammable materials away from heat.
  • Always make sure the stove is off.


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Poison safety

  • Keep poisonous material away from children at all times
  • If swallowed call poison control
  • If really bad go to the hospital
  • the poison control number is 1800-222-1222

Firearm safety

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Gun Safety

  • Use gunlock when not in use.
  • Dont keep loaded gun in house
  • keep out of reach of children
  • put in gun box

how to be prepared for natural disasters


Blizzard Preparedness

  • Prepare for possible isolation
  • winterize your home
  • Keep fire extinguishers on hand
  • Learn how to shut off water valves

Flood Preparedness

Flood Safety

  • Do not drive in flooded areas
  • do not walk through moving water
  • be aware of streams
  • Know that they are very dangerous


Earthquake safety and preparedness

  • Keep a flashlight and sturdy shoes on hand
  • try to stay on sturdy ground
  • keep emergency supplies
  • evacuate