28 steps to take for fire safety

Many Americans have acquired a new appreciation for the destruction of wildfires after several years of fire events scorched hundreds of thousands of acres in California and the American West. While these devastating fires were covered extensively by the media, small-scale house fires caused by cooking, heating, and electrical malfunction are much more common.  Read […]

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Hurricane Risks Don’t End Once the Storm Is Over

Hurricane Ida continued to pummel Louisiana yesterday resulting in flash flooding and downed trees and power lines. A category 4 hurricane, Ida arrived on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which caused over 1,800 deaths and US$125 billion in damage in late August 2005. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers advice on […]

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Grilling Safety Tips

You may be the kind of person who fires up the grill all year long at tailgating parties, or maybe you wait for a warm summer day and a backyard full of friends before you put on your apron. Either way, grilling can be one of life’s simple pleasures. Unfortunately, where there is fun there […]

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Yard Safety

Backyard entertaining has gotten more elaborate in recent years. Fire pits are helping homeowners extend the backyard season, and today’s playsets involve more than a simple set of swings and a slide. Whether backyard entertaining means spending time by the swimming pool or gathered around the grill, here are some safety tips to help keep your oasis fun […]

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Changes to National Flood Insurance Program/FEMA/DHS

Several changes have occurred within the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that will or already have impacted your Flood Insurance Policy.  These changes comply with requirements of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW-12) and the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (HFIAA) passed by Congress in their respective years. First, for […]

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7 ways to stay healthy (and sane) during the fall coronavirus surge

Get ready for the most difficult months yet in this pandemic. The fall Covid-19 surge is here, fueled by colder weather, reopened schools and pandemic fatigue. The flu season could make the coronavirus pandemic even worse. For the next several months, new Covid-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths are expected to keep rising as the temperatures […]

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Halloween safety tips during COVID-19

Traditionally, many children of all ages go door to door trick-or-treating on Halloween. This year, the recommendation is to avoid that activity and consider other ways to celebrate. “The traditional Halloween celebration of trick-or-treating and going door to door unfortunately carries risk of transmission of COVID-19,” says Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious […]

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Halloween 2020: Tips To Stay Safe But Have Fun

Halloween will look very different this year across most of the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is discouraging traditional trick or treating amid the coronavirus pandemic. The CDC says trick or treating is considered high risk because of close contact and proximity to others. Many kids are understandably bummed out. Even though most Halloween activities are […]

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