There are some tried and true ways to protect yourself during excessive heat events.
A wildfire is an unplanned, unwanted fire burning in a natural area, such as a forest, grassland, or prairie. There’s a misconception that wildfires only happen in western and Great Plains states. While wildfires are more common in certain states, they can occur anywhere in the country so be prepared for Wildfires!
June 2nd is #heimlichmaneuverday. Choking causes 3,000+ deaths per year. Proper training and knowledge may save a life.
May is National Older Americans Month. Preparedness is especially important for older members of the family because there are some special concerns for seniors.
Alerts received at the right time can help keep you and your family safe during an emergency. During an approaching natural disaster, the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) will send a unique signal, designed to get your attention, to your mobile phone, and you don’t need to download an application or subscribe to a service.
The worst disaster is the one that happens to you. Tomorrow, Apr 30 is National PrepareAthon! Day. Be Prepared!
Do your weekend plans include making an emergency kit? Be prepared for springtime weather and the National PrepareAthon! Day on April 30th.
Local municipal leaders need to prepare themselves to have an opinion on the upcoming legalization ballot question. Join the Communities That Care Coalition and Greenfield Health Department for a 5/19 workshop on the shifting landscape of marijuana in Franklin County/North Quabbin, and an update on what we know now about the drug and its effects on developing brains.
Click here to review UMass’ new Climate Change Report, filled with great data and charts to help you think about the future of our community.