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5 Winter Weather Tips to Keep You Safe

Winter weather is here and with it comes some hazards that can cause potential safety hazards.. The following are some tips to help keep you and your family safe. #1 – Prevent falls. Reduce your risk of falling by: wearing proper footwear with good traction taking slower, smaller steps holding onto railings protecting your head, […]

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Insect Allergies

What Kinds of Insects Cause Allergic Reactions? There are many different kinds of insects or “insect-like bugs” that can cause an allergic reaction: Stinging Insects Bees, wasps, hornets, yellow-jackets and fire ants are the most common stinging insects that cause an allergic reaction. When these insects sting you, they inject a toxic substance called venom. […]

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The Tick Talk

Download a printable version of this blog post. It’s the season for ticks! Learn how to identify, prevent and treat tick bites. Preventing Tick Bites Use DEET 20-30% when going outside.  For children make sure you only apply this ONCE a day (in contrast to sunscreen, which should be applied often).  Do not apply DEET […]

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