The Kroger Co., the parent company of King Soopers and City Market grocery stores, announced it has expanded a recall of its 12 oz. packages of Simple Truth Dry Roasted Macadamia Nuts due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Colorado has its share of natural disasters. In trying to become better prepared, you may discuss and create plans for yourselves and family, but there is one family member who is often overlooked - your pet! One of the biggest reasons people return to danger/evacuation zones is to save their pets. Do you have a disaster plan in place for your pet(s)? Pets depend on us for their safety, well-being and food/water. Being prepared can make all the difference for you and your pet in a life threatening situation. Check out the pet preparedness tips below:
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Last fall, with the concern of continued dry weather, the Crowley County Commissioners and the local Colorado State University Extension office in Crowley County printed a brochure obtained from the Firewise website (http://www.firewise.org/wildfire-preparedness/teaching-tools/brochures-a....
Playing at a water park, by a lake or in a pool are all popular summer activities especially on a hot Colorado day. Swimming is a great recreational sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, but it is important to know how to be safe while you are in the water. The American Red Cross and Safe Kids Worldwide offers these important swimming safety tips you should take into consideration before you head out to the lake or pool:
Going out on the stand-up paddleboard is a great way to experience our state's waters, so Colorado Parks and Wildlife is urging boarders to stay safe while on rivers and reservoirs.
"Paddleboarding is easy to learn and almost anyone can have fun doing it," said Scott Rist, head ranger at Paonia, Sweitzer Lake and Crawford state parks. "But because it's easy, a lot of people don't realize that you can get in trouble when you fall off. We urge everyone to wear life jackets and use a tether."
Medicines help us live longer and healthier. But, taking them the wrong way or mixing certain drugs can be dangerous. You need to be careful to keep track of your medicines and use them safely.
Medicines, often referred to as drugs, can be:
A 2013 report indicated that 38 percent of smartphone users have been victims of cybercrime. This rate is expected to grow with mobile threats on the rise. To help fight this cybersecurity risk, the Department of Homeland Security developed the Stop.Think.Connect program. The following mobile tips are from their Mobile Security Tip Card.
Many folks will spend the Memorial Day weekend taking a road trip, having their first picnic of the season or enjoying that first dip in the lake or pool. Follow these American Red Cross tips to stay safe and relish all the long holiday weekend offers.
Everyone copes with disasters and traumatic events differently. Psychological trauma is an emotionally painful, shocking, stressful and sometimes life-threatening experience. It may or may not involve physical injuries and can result from the impact of distressing events. These situations may also be natural disasters such as a tornado or earthquake.