September Is National Preparedness Month-2022

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September is National Preparedness Month

Preparedness is not only related to natural disasters. Keeping your home safe and healthy is also an important aspect of being prepared.

Visit back throughout the month for new factsheets and resources!

September 6, 2022 “In the Know”

Keeping your home clean and healthy is a great way to help keep YOU and YOUR FAMILY healthy! Visit the below link for details on how to follow these 8 Principles for Healthy Home.ITK_09062022

September 12, 2022 “In the Know”

How often do you lose power when a hurricane hits? You can prepare your household in advance of a storm if you know what to keep on hand… Spoiler: traditional milk is not one of them! Review this basic list and the detailed factsheets (PDF links – English and Spanish) for information on Preparing for a Hurricane and Infant Food Safety During a Hurricane!! ITK_09122022Preparing for Hurricane2021
September 19, 2022 “In The Know” 
Have you ever realized just how far behind on home maintenance you’ve gotten? One way to stay on top of your home is to create a chart of regular cleaning and maintenance at different intervals to help hold yourself and family more accountable. For example, you don’t need to clean your gutters every week, but you should probably take your trash out and clean your countertops at least that often!
There are tons of sample charts online – use one of these or create your own!