2017 Year in Review

By Melissa Rivera     In July, USA Today published a story saying that 49 storm and other climate-related disasters (like fires) had taken place in the United States. This was the second-most on record. Munich Re, a reinsurance company … Read More

Preparing for Holiday Hazards

By Melissa Rivera     The two most common days for home fires are Christmas Eve and Christmas day. Carbon monoxide poisoning rates jump during winter months.  Deaths from heart problems also increase during the holidays; the number of cardiac … Read More

7 Real-Life Terrors to Prepare For

In honor of Halloween, Emergency Essentials presents ways to prepare for our spookiest terrors.   Spiders Let’s get this straight. Spiders aren’t that hazardous. Only two types of spiders out of an estimated 3,000 species in North America are really … Read More

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