• As Severe Weather Approaches, Prepare, Stay Informed and Have a Plan

    As Severe Weather Approaches, Prepare, Stay Informed and Have a Plan0

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – With the potential for severe weather across the plains and several Midwestern states the remainder of this week and into the weekend, staff at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region VII office are coordinating with state and local officials in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska and

  • July 4th, Fireworks, and Your Pets

    July 4th, Fireworks, and Your Pets0

    SPECIAL FOURTH OF JULY ADVISORY AND PET SAFETY TIPS FROM THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF MISSOURI PETS AND FIREWORKS DON’T MIX: The loud crack and boom of fireworks can frighten animals and cause even the best behaved pets to act out of character. A startled dog or cat may hide or try to escape the noise

  • Frostbite Symptoms And Prevention Tips

    Frostbite Symptoms And Prevention Tips0

    From the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services: Frostbite Frostbite is the actual freezing of the tissue or a body part. It often affects the ears, nose, fingers and toes. Warning signs of frostbite include: •Pale or waxy white or grey skin •Numbness •Tingling or stinging sensation in the affected body part •Aching in



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