Items Tagged ‘emergency preparedness’

How to prepare – physically and emotionally – for disasters

November 22, 2017

How to prepare – physically and emotionally – for disasters

By uclahealth uclahealth

It seems there is never a shortage of tragedy. When the news is full of hurricanes, wildfires and mass shootings, you may feel powerless. But there are steps you can take to help you and your family prepare, stay safe and cope with the stress and anxiety that come with tragedy. Developing resiliency Sometimes we […]

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Tags: American Red Cross, disaster preparedness, emergency preparedness, emergency preparedness starter kit, preparing for tragedy, resiliency, tragedy


Guard against carbon monoxide poisoning

June 9, 2017

Guard against carbon monoxide poisoning

By uclahealth uclahealth

June is National Safety Month. Learn what you can do to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, an invisible threat that can cause severe illness and even death. What is carbon monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a gas that you can’t see, smell or taste. It is produced by burning fuel such as: Gas Oil Kerosene Wood Charcoal […]

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Tags: carbon monoxide alarm, carbon monoxide poisoning, dangerous levels of carbon monoxide, emergency preparedness, National Safety Month, personal preparedness, safety, symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning


Make an emergency plan – Follow these 4 steps

September 1, 2016

Make an emergency plan – Follow these 4 steps

By uclahealth uclahealth

Disaster preparedness is everyone’s responsibility.  September is National Preparedness Month which serves as a reminder that we must prepare for emergencies that may impact us at home, work and school.  Now is the time to begin preparing for all types of disasters that may impact you – not just earthquakes. 1. Develop an emergency plan […]

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Tags: emergency, emergency notifications, emergency plan, emergency preparedness, personal preparedness plan, red cross, safety