Posts Categorized: Safety Awareness

Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions: 2021-2022 Season

What’s New for 2021-2022 Most people who get flu will recover on their own in a few days to two weeks, but some people will experience severe complications, requiring hospitalization. Secondary bacterial infections are more common with influenza than with COVID-19. A few things are different for the 2021-2022 influenza (flu) season, including: The composition…

Staying Safe As an Older Driver

The week of December 6th to December 10th was designated as Older Driver Safety Awareness Week by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). Driver safety awareness is something that everyone needs to keep in mind as they grow older. Unfortunately, everyone will begin to undergo physical, mental, and sensory changes that can make driving safely a…

Holiday Parking Lot Safety

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It’s always important to keep holiday safety in mind when the end of the year comes around. The risk of getting hurt increases during the holidays for a myriad of reasons, whether it’s due to a lack of toy safety awareness or a lack of travel safety. One thing that few people think about when…

The Great American Smokeout – November 18th

The Great American Smokeout event challenges people to quit on that day, or use the day to make a plan to quit. Did you know? Approximately 40 million American adults still smoke, and that Life expectancy for long-term smokers is approximately 14 years shorter than for nonsmokers. Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause…

Earthquake Safety: Being Prepared

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Earthquake safety is something all California residents should be familiar with. If you live in Southern California, then odds are you’ve experienced a minor earthquake at some time or another. Usually, it’s not a big deal. You feel a slight shaking for a few seconds and then you move on with your day. However, California…