July 2016

  1. FREE webinar today: Zika Virus - Implications for Pregnant Women
    Categories: Medications & Illness

    FREE webinar today: Zika Virus - Implications for Pregnant Women

    Help ensure you are prepared to handle Zika! Join featured speaker, CDC medical epidemiologist Evelyn Rodriguez, MD, MPH, MBA, as she Lists the ways pregnant women can become infected with the Zika virus. Describes CDC recommendations for testing pregnant women with possible exposure. Describes CDC recommendations for testing of couples who are interested in conceiving and who live in an...
  2. Lighthouses
    Categories: Random Bits of Noise


    Just a side note to share some beauty and interest... Since The GSA has just put some Historic Michigan Lighthouses on the Auction Block... (Online auction allows the public to own a piece of history) we thought some imagery would be a fun break today. CLICK TO PLAY VIDEO
  3. Zika Tweet
    Categories: Medications & Illness

    Zika Tweet

    Time for some Zika updates, and an invitation to join the Zika Tweet tomorrow.... ?   Zika News ?   More on Zika ?   Zika and Pregnancy ?   Zika – Facts and Prevention ?   Zika in the USA: Not Travel Related??? ?   Zika Prevention – Good Morning America Features Natrapel CDC Issues Updated Zika Recommendations: Interim Guidance for healthcare providers caring for...
  4. Wildfire
    Categories: Fire Safety & Evacuation


    Are you ready for Wildfire? Wildfires kill 30 people, destroy 2,800 homes and burn more than seven million acres on average, per year. Be prepared, aware and act early if a wildfire comes your way. Drier conditions can fuel wildfires. Be Ready, Be Firewise. ?  Fire ?  Campfire Safety ?  Fire Safety & Extinguishers ?  The Fire Triangle ?  Types...
  5. Parents' Day
    Categories: Child Safety

    Parents' Day

    What Is Parents’ Day? Many Americans are unaware that our nation has a new day of commemoration called Parents’ Day. This is good news for America’s parents and families. In 1994 President Bill Clinton signed into law the resolution unanimously adopted by the U. S. Congress establishing the fourth Sunday of every July as Parents’ Day, a perennial day of...
  6. Family Preparedness
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, and Preparedness

    Family Preparedness

    With National Parents’ Day this Sunday, we thought this would be a good time to remind you to take specific actions to prepare your family for emergencies. Some of these actions include: Creating a family emergency communication plan. Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so it’s important to plan  ahead about how you will connect with each other; Building...
  7. Moonies
    Categories: Random Bits of Noise


    On this day in 1969, what was one small step for man was indeed a giant leap for mankind. At 10:56 p.m. EDT, Neil Armstrong took the first steps on the moon, 240,000 miles away from his home planet. That was the very first time anyone had stepped foot on the moon. Caught on tape by a video recorder attached to the Eagle craft which...
  8. Zika in the USA: Not Travel Related???
    Categories: Medications & Illness

    Zika in the USA: Not Travel Related???

    Uh Oh: CDC assisting Utah investigation of Zika virus infection apparently not linked to travel CDC is assisting in the investigation of a case of Zika in a Utah resident who is a family contact of the elderly Utah resident who died in late June. The deceased patient had traveled to an area with Zika and lab tests showed he...
  9. Categories: Random Bits of Noise

    Are you "Thinking Safety" Today?

    If you aren't - please do.
  10. Zika News
    Categories: Medications & Illness

    Zika News

    With the Olympics coming up in Zika embattled Brasil (or Brazil if you prefer), minds turn to safety both there, and here at home - how may this affect the spread of Zika? The National Institutes for Health (NIH) are funding a Zika virus study involving U.S. Olympic team, wherein researchers will monitor potential infections among group of U.S. athletes traveling...

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