Top Tips for Halloween Safety

HALLOWEEN SAFETY Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety. There are several easy and effective behaviors that parents can share with kids to help reduce their risk of injury.  Hard Facts On average, children are more than…

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Severe Weather Resource Links

Public Resources 211- Phone number for public information and non-emergency assistance http://www.211.org/services/disaster-assistance Healthcare Ready has activated RX Open to assist in locating open pharmacies https://www.healthcareready.org/rxopen Disaster Distress Counseling Helpline https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry https://www.dps.texas.gov/dem/stear/public.htm Hurricanes Information Guide: https://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/hurricane.html Embed Syndicated Content: https://digitalmedia.hhs.gov/storefront/showContent/15779 Tweet: #Harvey is getting stronger as…

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Summer Safety!

More than 100 children learned valuable lessons on staying safe over the summer. HCEC EMT, RN BSN Lexi Lind talked to the kids at the Salvation Army’s Boys & Girls Club on June 28, 2016.  They learned what an emergency is, when to call 911, and…

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HCEC Teaches Young Students Life Saving Lessons

Emergencies happen. It could be a fall from a bike…a pot knocked from the stove….or a car accident. Would you know what to do?  Harris County Emergency Corps (HCEC) helped some of our smallest accident victims prepare for when emergencies occur. HCEC taught approximately 600…

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