HEALTH TIP OF THE MONTH
Keep Ice on Your Phone
Sometimes just having your ID is not enough in case of an emergency. Keep ICE in your phone for emergencies. You read that right. ICE, as in "In Case of Emergency" contact information. If you become incapacitated in an emergency it could save your life. Even better – also add a detailed list of your medication in the notes section of this contact!
For security purposes, many mobile phone owners password lock their cell phones. In response to this problem, many phone manufacturers have provided a mechanism to specify some text to be displayed even while the mobile is in the locked state. Contact your phone manufacturer for more information.
FAMILY SAFETY INFORMATION
Family Safety & Earthquake Prepardness
Earthquake preparedness is essential in California. Earthquakes are inevitable, but the damage from earthquakes is not. Actually, almost all earthquake damages and losses can be reduced by steps you take before, during, and after. Start preparing with the seven steps to do before, during and after earthquakes. Ready.gov has emergency preparedness publications available on a wide variety emergency situations.
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