Ten Things Every Emergency Kit Needs

Ten Things Every Emergency Kit Needs

An emergency can strike at any time. Thinking about your emergency preparation plan and having it in place can save stress and lives if and when a disaster happens. A vital part of your emergency plan is an emergency kit. The emergency kit contains necessary items for...
Emergency Water Types for Your Emergency Kit

Emergency Water Types for Your Emergency Kit

In the case of an emergency, having a minimum of a three-day water supply is extremely important. People can only last a few days without water. Stock at least one gallon per day per person/pet. There are many different ways to store water. Here are the best ones to...
How to Perform CPR

How to Perform CPR

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a critical life-saving technique used on people who are unconscious and not breathing. It’s a combination of chest compressions and breaths used to sustain blood flow and oxygen throughout the body to keep the brain alive until...

Emergency Preparedness: Hurricane Prep

Hurricane season happens from June through November in the Atlantic Basin with peak season happening from mid-August to late-October. The Pacific Ocean’s hurricane season starts a little earlier in mid-April and goes through the end of November. If you live in an area...

Emergency Preparedness: Earthquake Prep

If you live anywhere along the west coast, you know that an earthquake can happen at any time. There is no warning to when it will happen and how long the shaking will continue. No doubt that even a moderate earthquake will shake you up for some time after the quake....

What to Do In a Tsunami

A tsunami is a large and long wave caused by volcanic activity or an earthquake. Tsunami’s can be generated by actions across an ocean that trigger a ripple of growing waves. In the open sea, the tsunami’s height and affect are not nearly as dramatic as they approach...

What to Do In a House Fire

House fires are nothing to take for granted. According to Ready.gov, a house fire can become life threatening within two minutes and completely engulf a home within five. Fires start for a variety of reasons. Learn to prevent house fires and what to do in the event...
9 Car Seat Safety Tips

9 Car Seat Safety Tips

It’s that time of the year when we spend more time loading up the car to spend a day at the park or the beach. Take a few minutes to double check your car seat safety tips and installation guide just to be sure your baby is properly protected. Here are nine tips to...
Flu Season is Here: How to Prevent Flu

Flu Season is Here: How to Prevent Flu

We are in peak flu season, with the most prevalent times to get the flu being in the months between December and February. Don’t think you are out of the woods just because you didn’t get sick during peak flu season. With more than 36,000 people dying from the flu...