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emergency preparedness checklist
emergency preparedness
September 1, 2018
If a massive disaster wiped out power to your region right now, with no hope of recovery for at least several days, would you be ready? Would you have a way to connect with your family? Would you have enough nonperishable food for everyone? In short, do you have the right plan and supplies to get through an emergency?

September is National Preparedness Month, designed to encourage Americans to ask those kinds of questions — and take steps to ensure they can answer "yes."
By Safeco
kids are heading back to school — let's keep them safe
August 31, 2018
The end of summer means many things, such as cooler weather, shorter days and … the start of football is here!

But most important, it means kids are headed back to school. And that means we all should be extra careful on the roads, in school zones and around buses. Don't forget to watch for bikes, too! Here are some tips for both parents and kids to make sure everyone stays safe.
By Safeco
keeping pets happy and safe on vacation
July 25, 2018
According to a TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,000 travelers, 53% of those responding said they take their pets on vacation, and 52% stay only at places that welcome pets. (For some people, the "welcome" part doesn’t matter: 20% admitted they have snuck their pet into a hotel room.)
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