Monthly Archives: January 2017


Treating Frostbite and Hypothermia


Frostbite Treat Minor Frostbite Move the person indoors Remove tight clothing and jewelry Place dry, sterile gauze between fingers and toes If you are more than an hour away from a hospital, place the frostbitten area in warm water. Rewarming usually takes 20 to 45 [...]

Treating Frostbite and Hypothermia2017-09-27T19:05:36-05:00

Carbon Monoxide Safety


What is Carbon Monoxide? ​Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless gas that interferes with the delivery of oxygen in the blood to the rest of the body. It is produced by the incomplete combustion of fuels. It can be emitted by combustion sources such [...]

Carbon Monoxide Safety2017-09-27T18:49:33-05:00

Snow Removal / Snow Blower Safety


Snow Removal Keep yourself safe from injury by taking these precautions: Individuals over the age of 40, or those who are relatively inactive, should be especially careful. If you have heart trouble, do not shovel without a doctor's permission. Do not shovel after eating or [...]

Snow Removal / Snow Blower Safety2017-09-27T18:45:09-05:00

January is National Radon Action Month


January is National Radon Action Month. Learn how you can take action to lower the radon level in your home. What is radon? Radon is a colorless, odorless, invisible gas that can only be detected through radon testing. It is a radioactive gas that is produced by [...]

January is National Radon Action Month2017-09-27T18:39:18-05:00
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