Category Archives: Emergency Preparednes

Celebrate the Great Washington Shake Out: Drop, Cover, Hold On

16
Oct
2013

Residents of Washington and other earthquake-prone regions worldwide are gearing up to celebrate the GREAT SHAKE OUT on October 17th, 2013. Everybody is encouraged to participate in this international earthquake drill, practicing safety measures such as DROP, COVER and HOLD […]


Helpful Communication Tips in Case of an Emergency in Washington or Elsewhere

22
Apr
2013

Knowing who to call in case of an emergency – Tips for communication in case of emergency in Washington Today, we’d like to share one of our favorite authors’ tips for quick communication in an emergency.  Whether you are struck […]


Super Storm Sandy and Emergency Preparedness

29
Oct
2012

Autumn Greetings! As the weather turns wetter and more blustery by the day here in the Pacific Northwest, our hearts go out to the residents on the East Coast who anticipate Super Storm Sandy (aptly titled the “Frankenstorm” in time for Halloween.)  […]


It’s National Preparedness Month: 6 Sites to Help You Be Ready

25
Sep
2012

We’ve all heard the 3 steps of emergency preparedness: Make a Plan, Build A Kit, Get Involved.  But admittedly, it can be hard to translate what we know in our minds, into “real life” practice.  Life just gets busy, emergency […]


10 Tips To Drive Safely In The Snow

15
Jan
2012

Some of us couldn’t be happier to see the white stuff falling from the sky.  Others relate more to “First Snowflake Freakout Lady”. Whichever team you’re on – if you have to be out on the road in winter weather, be sure […]


8 Items To Have In Your Car Emergency Kit

12
Dec
2011

Whether you are planning on traveling over the hills and through the woods this winter, or just down the highway, please don’t forget to get your car and equipment winter-ready!  Snow storms can hit fast – and whether you have a […]