National Handwashing Awareness

National Handwashing Awareness

National Handwashing Awareness Week: December 3-9 The winter season is infamous for bringing runny noses and hacking coughs along with the holiday cheer. If only there was a way to prevent all that sickness! Well, we might not be able to prevent it entirely but we certainly can slow it down. That’s what National Handwashing […]

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fire safety tips

Your Winter Fire Safety Checklist

Even though the majority of residential building fires throughout the year are caused by cooking, the winter holidays introduce some extra fire hazards into the home. According to the American Red Cross, there are about 47,000 home fires during the winter holidays, resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars in damage and the loss of […]

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Great American Smokeout Day

Quit Smoking on Great American Smokeout Day

The annual Great American Smokeout is held every third Thursday in November (Lung Cancer Awareness Month). This year’s event will be on November 16 and observed in the U.S. nationwide. The idea behind the event started in the 1970s with a few small-scale smoke cessation events. In 1977, it turned into a nationwide annual event […]

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