Category Archives: Health & Safety

Mayors Day of Recognition For National Service Celebration

In celebration of the Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service on April 7th, an Emergency Preparedness Day was held at the Salvation Army in Freeport. In collaboration with Mayor Robert T. Kennedy, the Freeport Office of Emergency Management, the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Safety

11/21/2014 2:48:52 PM EST Individual and Community Preparedness e-Brief from FEMA and the Suffolk County Department of Fire Rescue and Emergency Services Season’s Gr-Eatings! According to the U.S. Fire Administration, Thanksgiving is the peak day for home fires involving cooking … Continue reading

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Red Cross Provides Tips for College-Bound Students

 Red Cross Provides Tips for College-Bound Students       “Learn what to do in an emergency by taking a CPR/First Aid/AED class before heading to school.” Posted September 03, 2014 , New York , New York Students heading off … Continue reading

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NYS Citizen Preparedness Training – Farmingdale State College; 2/1/14 from 12-2 pm

New York State Citizen Preparedness Corps All participants must register in advance at: http://www.nyprepare.gov/aware-prepare/nysprepare/ With severe weather events becoming more frequent and more extreme, it is more important than ever that New Yorkers are prepared for disasters. Governor Cuomo has launched the … Continue reading

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LI Jobs with Justice & NYCOSH Need Your Help in Completing Sandy Recovery Survey!

Dear Friend, Nearly a year ago, Superstorm Sandy devastated Long Island. Ninety percent of us lost power, and many of us lost our homes. More than a year later, many are still waiting for financial assistance from New York State … Continue reading

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American Red Cross Urges Residents to Be Prepared for Upcoming Nor’easter

As a Nor’easter sets its sights on the entire region, the American Red Cross is urging residents to be prepared—not only for the snow, but for power outages that could result due to damaging winds. Many areas already affected by … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions about FEMA Disaster Assistance

Frequently Asked Questions about FEMA Disaster Assistance ContentRelease date: December 5, 2012 Release Number: NR-076 NEW YORK – State and federal disaster officials urge survivors of Hurricane Sandy to come forward and ask questions they may have about registering for … Continue reading

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