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Emergency Preparedness and Safety for Families [Part 2] [Video]

Emergency Preparedness and Safety for Families [Part 2] [Video]

In an emergency having an alternative source for producing electricity is a great option. A generator is the best choice for heating a room, keeping food cold, heating food, and keeping a full charge on cell phones. When choosing a heating source it is vital to know how they work, their safeness, and practicality. How […]

Emergency Preparedness and Safety for Families [Part 1] [Video]

Emergency Preparedness and Safety for Families [Part 1] [Video]

Power outages and other emergencies are unexpected. While they can happen anytime, they are likely during winter storms. Taking the time to plan ahead can make the difference between being comfortable or suffering. Families need essentials like drinking water, food, medication, first aid, staying warm and dry. Additionally, a device for communicating with the outside […]

CDC Instructs Public During the Atlanta Boil Water Advisory

CDC Instructs Public During the Atlanta Boil Water Advisory

On Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, officials in Atlanta, Georgia issued a boil water advisory for the whole city. However, on December 4, it was lifted. In the event of an emergency, the CDC educates the public on how to handle the situation. The public health advisory or directive was given by government or health authorities […]

2018 World AIDS Day Theme ‘Know Your Status’

2018 World AIDS Day Theme ‘Know Your Status’

World AIDS Day commemorates its 30-year-anniversary on Dec. 1, 2018. “Know Your Status” is this year’s theme. Understanding the importance of knowing one’s status is of the utmost importance. Since its inception at the 1988 World Summit of Ministers of Health on Programmes for AIDS Prevention, United Nations agencies along with governments and civil organizations worldwide […]

Pullman Community Center Brings Neighbors Together

Pullman Community Center Brings Neighbors Together

The phrase it takes a village to raise a child is used frequently. Communities can mold a child and lead them down one of two paths; either success or destruction. Community Centers, like the new Pullman Center, are the driving force of that adage today. The Pullman neighborhood is 12 miles away from the bustling streets of downtown Chicago. The […]