Is Your Child Riding Safely?

Car crashes remain the number one cause of death for children under the age of 12, according to the U.S. National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, and  more kids die in automobile crashes than in …

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Tips for Parents to Keep Babies Safe

With September as National Baby Safety Month, Harris County Emergency Corps (HCEC) provides tips for parents to keep their babies safe from illnesses or injuries, especially in the early years of life. According to the …

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Helping Others When Lightning Strikes

Lightning continues to be one of the top three storm-related killers in the United States. In 2010 there were 29 fatalities and 182 injuries from lightning. Harris County Emergency Corps (HCEC) treated several people struck …

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