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Preparing the Attleboros

The Bristol-Norfolk Medical Reserve Corps serves the communities of Attleboro, Norton, Mansfield, Foxboro, Plainville, Seekonk, North Attleboro, Rehoboth.  The BNMRC provides each community with teams of knowledgeable, experienced health professionals and dedicated supporting volunteers. The MRC Corps will be educated and trained to respond to any major community disaster.

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Has Your Family Built an Emergency Kit?

Build an Emergency Kit

Did you know that your #EmergencyKit should be able to sustain you and your family for at least 3 days? Learn how to build a kit and prepare for #HurricaneSeason in #Massachusetts with our #ReadyMA tips. http://bit.ly/29WZmBt

Posted by Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) on Thursday, July 21, 2016

"Did you know that your emergency kit should be able to sustain you and your family for at least 3 days?  Learn how to build a kit and prepare for Hurricane Season in Massachusetts with our Ready MA tips."  http://bit.ly/29WZmBt

The above video and post were shared by the Community Emergency Response Team of Attleboro on their facebook page.

When It Comes To Preparing For Emergencies,
Everyone Has a Role to Play

Video posted by MA Responds, the online registration system for public health, health care, and emergency response volunteers.  Emergency Checklist Here:  www.mass.gov/knowplanprepare

12 Survival Tips for When You Feel Like You're Drowning


When waves of stress, crisis or anxiety threaten to pull you under, here are 12 tips for holding onto God and making it through until tomorrow. #8 is so hard for me to do, but I've seen it work over and over!

Posted by Crosswalk.com on Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The Silent Call Procedure
Posted by Massachusetts State Police & shared by Holman Insurance Agency in Attleboro, MA

Did you know in the 1990's, State 911 established a "Silent Call" Procedure?  Here is how it works:
If a Massachusetts dispatcher answers a 911 call and it is silent, they will go through these steps to see if there is a response. You do not have to remember this procedure, they will ask you while on the telephone. The dispatchers screen will show them which numbers are being pressed.

You can also get more information HERE.

Year Round Drug Disposal - When You've Missed Take Back Day

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue.  According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs.  The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.
The DEA's Take Back Day events provide an opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths.

There are 2 authorized collectors in our area: CVS Pharmacy in North Attleboro at 8 East Washington Street and CVS Pharmacy in Mansfield at 261 Chauncy Street. 

Autism & Wandering: 60 Second PSA
Shared by the National Association of Autism in Attleboro Falls


Please share this PSA on your lists. Caregiver? Be sure to download our wandering-prevention toolkit that includes a...

Posted by National Autism Association on Saturday, July 25, 2015


3 Steps to Being Better Prepared for a Disaster or Emergency



Don't Be 1 of 7 Who Die Every Day in a Homefire




Mass Dept of Public Health Holds Talk on Ebola

(video by DoubleACS TV 15 in Attleboro)



Get Involved Locally!



Get Your Pets Prepped For An Emergency

Post by Ready.


Facebook Launches Safety Check Feature for Disasters

Posted October 21st, 2014



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Sturdy Memorial Hospital Amateur Radio Club

Choose Courageous Over Fearful

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