http://www.cdc.gov/Features/RoadSafety/ Keep you and your loved ones safe, see tips from the Center for Disease Control at the above link WE AT CAVALIER COUNTY, WOULD LIKE TO WISH EVERY ONE A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON! Cavalier County Emergency Management and 911
1. Determine the location of the frozen pipe. This can be done by touching or by running your hand along accessible water pipes in the home while feeling for extremely cold spots. If a cold portion of pipe is encountered; thaw it gently, preferably using a hair dryer. DO NOT use a propane torch, as… Read More »
It’s important to know how cold weather can affect your heart, especially if you have cardiovascular disease. Many people don’t realize how much they exert themselves when they are not conditioned for it simply by walking through snow. Even those that are accustomed to being outdoors in winter can accidentally suffer hypothermia if certain precautions… Read More »
If you have to travel here are links to the road reports for ND and the surrounding areas North Dakota Minnesota Manitoba South Dakota Survival kit for winter driving: BLANKETS!!! I can’t stress this enough, warmth is so very important!!! You can build a little cooker/heater, just research it on google or your web browser!… Read More »
Carbon Monoxide is an odorless gas that kills. http://www.cdc.gov/co/faqs.htm From Wikipedia information on Carbon Monoxide detectors. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_monoxide_detector I hope the snow doesn’t fly for awhile, but you never know. So be prepared to handle it!
What would you do if an emergency or disaster hits your area? How would you communicate with your spouse, children, or parents and other family members when everyone is scattered at school, work, or out and about doing errands? Having a plan on where to meet, who your emergency contacts are, a way to… Read More »