Preparing the Attleboros
Preparedness Blog Posts Curated from Facebook
Has Your Family Built an Emergency Kit?
"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
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
Facebook Launches Safety Check Feature for Disasters
Posted October 21st, 2014