The National Hurricane Center has declared the week of May 23rd National Hurricane Preparedness Week. The most important thing that anyone living in a hurricane zone can do is to be informed and prepared. Unfortunately the combination of fear and a general lack of time means too many people will put preparing off until it’s too late.
When an emergency arises, you can never be too prepared. Having a well-stocked first aid kit can prevent tragedy and buy time when a loved one is injured.
The following checklist includes all of the items that the Homeland Security's Ready America program suggests for a first aid kit. Best of all, these items are readily available at any drug store or large retailer.
1. Adhesive Bandages
Although summer is nearing an end, the risk of fires is not. Labor day is a big day for barbeques. Please follow these BBQ rules to keep your family safe. Remember, most fires can be prevented.
• Keep grills at least 10 ...