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Fireproof Your Family

Fireproof Your Family

Shay Smith, contributing writer Only half of all parents believe their kids would know what to do in case of a fire — and even fewer have ever practiced an escape plan, according to the United States Fire Administration (USFA). Here are three tips from the USFA that...

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12 Steps to Family & Community Preparedness

12 Steps to Family & Community Preparedness

Courtesy of the Division of Homeland Security 1. Have an emergency plan. Develop, maintain and practice a written, comprehensive plan detailing how an emergency will be handled, prepared for, responded to and recovered from. Ask yourself the question: “What would we...

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Creating a Family Emergency Plan

Creating a Family Emergency Plan

Emily Pugsley, health educator, Bear River Health Department Being informed is the first step to preparing for an emergency. When families know what they might face and how to survive safely, they can start planning specifics to meet their needs. The Emergency Guide,...

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Four Tips To Teach Your Kids About Emergencies

Four Tips To Teach Your Kids About Emergencies

Emily Buckley, editor-in-chief Have you ever wondered how your children would cope if there was an accident in your home and you weren’t present or able to walk them through the response? I have thought about this often, and wondered how I can effectively prepare my...

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Five Steps Toward National Emergency Preparedness

Five Steps Toward National Emergency Preparedness

by Erin Griffeth, community services coordinator, Cache County Sheriff’s Office In the news lately there has been a lot of encouragement for Americans to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities. National Preparedness Month is a part...

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