Category Archives: safety

Emergency Preparedness – Hitting Home

I have written about emergency preparedness before, always as a dispassionate observer. Although I have an emergency kit and the ability to shelter in place, I didn’t seriously plan for evacuation. Although I can’t compare my situation with those in … Continue reading

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Although yesterday was Earth Day, it’s still being commemorated by people who celebrate Earth Month. In that spirit, there is something else you can do to help the planet while you reduce clutter in your home. While you’re sorting and … Continue reading

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Get Ready Day

As National Preparedness Month winds down, The American Public Health Association wants to remind you about Get Ready Day, the third Tuesday of September.  The aim of the campaign is to help you prepare for emergencies, including infectious disease, natural … Continue reading

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Yard Sale Danger

It’s yard sale season. Whether you are buying or selling, be aware that toys and other children’s products that are popular yard-sale staples may have been subject to recalls. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission reminds resellers not to sell … Continue reading

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