Sawhorse Advisory #29 – Make an Emergency Plan

Sawhorse Advisory #29 – Make an Emergency Plan

Make a plan today. Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know which types of disasters could affect your area. Know how you’ll contact one another and reconnect if separated. Establish a family meeting place that’s familiar and easy to find.

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Sawhorse Advisory #28 – “Folklore Remedies” Put You at Greater Risk for Dangerous Diseases

Sawhorse Advisory #28 – “Folklore Remedies” Put You at Greater Risk for Dangerous Diseases

Scientists already predict Lyme disease to surge this year, but a viral tick “trick” could put people even more at risk.

The popular Facebook video advises dousing the parasites in peppermint oil, causing them to float up and away from the skin. “Death to ticks!!” the caption exclaims. Almost a half million viewers have since shared the post, recommending it to their friends and family.

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Sawhorse Advisory: Best to Leave Fireworks to the Experts

Sawhorse Advisory: Best to Leave Fireworks to the Experts

Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks displays. But along with all the festivities are plenty of visits to emergency rooms – especially during July. In 2016, at least four people died and about 11,100 were injured badly enough to require medical treatment after fireworks-related incidents, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. And while the majority of these incidents were due to amateurs attempting to use professional-grade, homemade or other illegal fireworks or explosives, thousands were from less...

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Sawhorse Advisory #25: Parent Education for Prom and Graduation Season

A National Safety Council poll found teen drivers are largely aware of the risks associated with driving while distracted, with more than half reporting distraction by technology almost contributed to a crash or put themselves and others at risk.

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Sawhorse Advisory #24: Be an Attentive Driver

April is distracted driving awareness month.

Pledge to be an attentive driver

Thousands have died in car crashes because drivers are distracted by cell phone conversations, emails, text messages and social media. Do not become a statistic. Here are some tips to keep your eyes on the road, your hands on the wheel and your mind on the drive.

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Sawhorse Advisory #23: Luck of the Irish

Driving Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day

Every year the middle of March brings a little bit of mayhem into everything — the NCAA tournament, spring fever and St. Patrick’s Day.

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