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Farm Animal Emergency Preparedness

Farm Animal Emergency Preparedness

One type of pet does not fit all. Not everyone is a dog or a cat person. Many people choose to raise farm animals. Raising farm animals can bring lots of joy and is a great learning opportunity for families. However, they can have special needs when it comes to

Must-Haves for Your First-Aid Kit

Must-Haves for Your First-Aid Kit

First-aid kits are nothing new. They go back over 100 years to when, as the story goes, Robert Wood Johnson debuted the first-aid cabinet in 1888.(1) First-aid kits have changed over the years, but they are as useful as ever. They make it possible for ordinary people to be the

Volunteers Prepare for Another Season of Disaster Response, Relief Work

Volunteers Prepare for Another Season of Disaster Response, Relief Work

American Red Cross volunteer Gaenor Speed cares for a dog displaced by the Oregon wildfires in September 2020. (Photo: American Red Cross) This student-authored post is published by CPR in partnership with Medill News Service and the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications. The views and opinions expressed

Emergency Preparedness Tips for Parents of Children with Special Healthcare Needs

Emergency Preparedness Tips for Parents of Children with Special Healthcare Needs

April is National Autism Awareness Month. It is also a time of year when people must prepare for severe weather. April, May, and June are peak months for tornadoes in many states. And the Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1. Emergencies come in all sizes and affect people

Other Diseases Did Not Rest During COVID-19

Other Diseases Did Not Rest During COVID-19

The COVID-19 response is the largest in CDC history. But the virus that causes COVID-19 wasn’t the only infectious disease that CDC responded to last year. Diseases like those caused by the Marburg virus and antibiotic-resistant bacteria didn’t go away because of the pandemic. The National Center for Emerging and

COVID-19 ADVICES

Wear a mask, get COVID-19 vaccine, stay at least 6 feet apart, avoid crowds, and wash your hands to protect against COVID-19.

 

It’s critical to keep taking precautions to prevent COVID-19. Use masks to slow the spread.
COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic.
We’re still learning how vaccines will affect the spread of COVID-19. After you’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you should keep taking precautions in public places like wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart from others, and avoiding crowds and poorly ventilated spaces until we know more.

For more information, Please refer to the CDC.