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Hurricane season runs through Nov. 30. Check out the Hurricane Guide to make sure you're ready for the next storm.

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Safety Tips: Safety at Home

  • Home Safety for the Elderly
    One in every three senior citizens over 65 falls each year, and the numbers are even higher for seniors over 75 years.
  • Generators
    Due to the numerous hurricanes that have affected our communities in Miami-Dade County, generators have become a common household item.
  • Hurricane Guide
    Read our 2018 Official Hurricane Readiness Guide.
  • Hurricane Hazards
    Hurricane preparedness isn't just about protecting your family and property against the effects of extreme wind and rain.
  • Electrical Hazards
    Even though improved safety engineering on electrical products and strict enforcement of electrical codes have reduced electrical hazards, thousands of people are seriously injured or killed by electrical shocks and fires every year.
  • Carbon Monoxide
    Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas and it demands recognition by existing in the form of a deadly "stealth" gas that can cause serious illness or death with little or no warning.
  • Babysitting
    Read some safety tips for parents and another set for babysitters, although everyone should read both sets of guidelines so that both parties are aware of the other's concerns.

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