Health Tips

As an Atlanta Metro resident, surely you have heard the stories or personally witnessed our next door neighbors. The neighbors that I am referencing in this post are “Coyotes”. If you are new to the Atlanta Metro area or are planning your move, please be mindful of this common Georgia […]

Meet Our Atlanta Next Door Neighbor: Coyotes

As you celebrate the holiday season with your friends and family, avoid these 6 holiday hazards to keep your friends and family safe. 1. Don’t stand on chairs, desks or other furniture. Always use a proper step stool or ladder. 2. Don’t place mistletoe, holly berries, Jerusalem cherry and other […]

Here are Some Holiday Hazards to Avoid.

What if you dial 9-1-1 but can’t speak? Will responders have enough information to help you?  Fire Prevention Week is celebrated October 4-10, 2015, and this year’s theme is “Hear The Beep Where You Sleep.  Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!” In the event of a fire emergency, your Smart911 Safety Profile […]

Fire Prevention Tips from Smart911

If you live in the local area of Roswell, I am sure you have seen the months of construction work in the Roswell Market Place Shopping Center off Alpharetta Highway. As the months went by, we got to finally see which stores would soon open.  Sprouts Farmers Market is finally […]

Sprouts Farmers Market is coming to Roswell on August 5th.

Have you heard of Smart911? If you have not, please visit their site and learn more about preparing for an emergency. Be Ready! Be Smart about Safety. Check out these excellent 4th of July Safety Tips just before the holiday. It’s almost time to start planning your 4th of July celebrations! […]

Be Ready with these 4th of July Safety Tips

Excellent article posted today by Dr. Sanjay Gupta.  6 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Medical ID Theft By Dr. Sanjay Gupta The odds of your becoming a victim of identity theft are greater than ever. While most people think of ID theft as a financial threat, it can also […]

6 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Medical ID Theft

What is Smart911? About Smart911 Smart911 is a free service used by public safety agencies across the country to enhance communication and response for their community.  It can be used by 9-1-1 agencies to quickly send first responders to the location of an emergency with more information, by emergency management to better plan […]

What is Smart911? Learn all about Smart911 here.

Winter Storms and Snow Safety Tips This is the time that many of us throughout the country will face snow or extreme winter weather that requires us to be prepared. This post will provide many tools and resources to prepare yourself and your loved ones for Snow and Winter Storms. […]

Winter Storms and Snow Safety Tips: Be Prepared

Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays Between 2007-2011, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 230 home fires annually that started with Christmas trees. These fires caused an average of 6 deaths, 22 injuries and $18.3 million in direct property damage annually, according to the National Fire Protection Association […]

Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays

9-1-1 is a number that, I think it’s safe to say, all citizens across the US are familiar with.  From senior citizens to small children, those three digits are what you dial if you have an emergency.   Since the first 9-1-1 call was made in 1968, 9-1-1 functionality has been […]

How can you get the best response from 9-1-1?

When you are experiencing an emergency, you may be too panicked to properly convey information to 9-1-1 call takers.  In order to ensure you get the fastest and most efficient response from 9-1-1, include the five following smart 9-1-1 tips. Call only in the event of a real emergency. You […]

Is your family 9-1-1 ready? Here are 5 Smart 9-1-1 ...

Do You have an existing Emergency Plan for your Family? Do you have an Emergency Supply Kit? Because we never know when an emergency will strike, it is very important for everyone to be prepared. Fulton County Government in cooperation with Atlanta-Fulton Emergency Management Agency (AFCEMA), Georgia Emergency Management Agency […]

Do You have an Emergency Plan for your Family?

Have you ever wondered if the site that you are searching has reputable health information? Are you looking for a site that actually has true medical content? Are you looking for a site that has medical information by actual Doctors? In this age of technology and the internet, we are […]

5 Websites to use for your Health searches

Mosquito Control by Columbus Department of Public Health Mosquito’s are known vectors for such diseases as West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis, Lacrosse Encephalitis and Dengue Fever. Mosquitoes only need a very small amount of water on which to lay their eggs, and many places around your […]

Mosquito Control: Prepare and Be Ready

With the swimming season having begun, I find it important to include an article for everyone to read. In current news, there have already been reported deaths in Lake Lanier, Georgia. By all of us doing our part, we can keep our loved ones safe. Swim Safety per American Red […]

Swim Safety per American Red Cross