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Looking for credible public health resources? During this COVID19 pandemic, it seems everyone needs to suddenly become a communicable disease expert, but not sure where to look for credible information. Here are are my top 3 go-to sources that I use in my public health work. They are in order of preference. World Health Organization […]
During this COVID 19 pandemic, do you wonder if your office files are contaminated? Here’s the deal … if an office file changes hands allot or goes from office to office, it is most likely “germy”. Here’s why. Bob passed on the file to Judy, but on his way to Judy’s office, Bob stopped at […]
With the COVID 19 pandemic in full gear, and since handwashing is the single most effective way to stop the spread of communicable disease, lets review when should we wash your hands? -often!..and at the minimum… -after blowing your nose (there are tons of germs in your nose – that is the point – the […]
Handwashing is truly the single most important measure to prevent the spread of communicable disease and protect our community. It really is. With the COVID 19 pandemic in full gear, now is a good time to review proper handwashing. -rinse hands first -was with soap for 20 seconds MINIMUM -wash all fingers, thumbs and the […]
In an emergency, essential services may be unavailable for days, or even weeks. Grocery stores, gas stations Roads, bridges Pharmacies, hospitals, Telephone and electricity service Water supplies Critical commercial businesses Hardware stores How will this affect your family? As well, keep in mind that while some events are relatively minor, others can be complex with […]
What does emergency preparedness mean to you? There are many definitions, perceptions, and understandings of emergency preparedness, but the only one that is relevant is what it means to you, and your situation. Each community, organization, small business, and family will have a different reason to be prepared and therefore efforts for improvements will differ. […]
Disasters have become a part of our reality, but we are not entirely at the mercy of their effects. We can prepare for disasters, and the effort can pay off exponentially. Preparing is not complicated, but remember, emergency preparedness is more than just a “kit”. Many people think they can simply purchase a store bought […]
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