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Hurricane Season is Here! 5 Preparedness Tips You Can Tackle Today

It only takes one hurricane to devastate a community.


What to Do If a Wildfire Threatens

Be ready to evacuate at a moment’s notice.

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Blood Donations Help Save Mothers’ Lives

For Mother's Day, consider giving blood to help new mothers in need.


What to Do When a Wildfire Threatens

Know how to protect yourself and loved ones when a wildfire burns.

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Flood Safety Awareness Week: March 15 – 21

Use this week as an opportunity to get your family prepared for floods, which are the most frequent and costly natural disaster.

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Turn and Test for Daylight Saving Time

As you turn your clocks ahead one hour, take the time to test your smoke alarms.

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Winter Weather Impact Highlights Need for Blood

Between the weather and the flu, the American Red Cross has lost out on about 3,000 units of blood.

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Vaccinations Prevent Measles

When someone has measles, 90 percent of people they come in contact with will become infected, if they are not immune.

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Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes

Frozen pipes can be a real disaster, but here's what you can do so it doesn't happen in your home.

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Flu Widespread Over More Than Half the U.S.

Learn the signs and how to protect yourself, courtesy of the Red Cross