CAMPAIGN-4: Community Health, Safety and Prevention or Mitigation Ideas

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Hypothermia Awareness - Reference Values and Tips

Hypothermia is a serious topic because multi-hospital studies found that currently (~21% of individuals DIE) if their core body temperature dropped to the 82-85 degrees Fahrenheit (F) range (and 700 people die of hypothermia annually). Normal core body temperature is 98.6F (oral). - CORE TEMP ISSUES: Well, first off, be self aware of the signs of hypothermia and/or frostbite, and that certain individuals are more ...more »

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CAMPAIGN-4: Community Health, Safety and Prevention or Mitigation Ideas

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ICE SAFETY - WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Did you know there is no such thing as “safe ice?” - PURPOSE: This topic is posted just in time (in-tune) with seasonally released awareness materials. This is a concise overview of ICE safety focused on prevention and mitigation of the ice immersion/submersion hazards. Currently, the seasonal forecasts demonstrate winter is on its way, temperatures are dropping, and the U.S. will have ice appear on water basins soon. ...more »

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CAMPAIGN-4: Community Health, Safety and Prevention or Mitigation Ideas

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Halloween Safety Tips

PURPOSE: Halloween activities are a relevant community safety topic, as statistics bear-out that an estimated 3,500 people are injured each year during Halloween, and some cities experience a spike in crime. - THREE THINGS I WANT TO ASK EVERYONE TO DO: =>First, decrease your driving speed and be on the lookout for kids crossing roads, (especially, please come to a full stop when school buses stop in front of you and ...more »

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