The Emergency First Aid and Treatment Guide app has easy to follow instructions on what to do for dozens of emergencies, ranging from burns and bites to CPR.
Social media site Twitter has launched a new alerts system that’s meant to give users reliable information in case of a major emergency.
During last week’s events in Boston, residents were told to “shelter in place,” which raises the question, would you know what to do if a similar order was issued in Philadelphia?
When you are in danger, bSafe lets you alert predefined contacts with the press of a button.
“I sincerely hope that people never have to use these programs once they’re signed up, but I’m pleased that Pennsylvania now has these tools available to help people when they’re in dire need,” Corbett said.
The Louisiana team, including GOHSEP Director Kevin Davis and emergency managers form Calcasieu and St. Tammany parishes, left Tuesday for the East Coast.
A seven-year-old Delaware girl has been credited with saving her mother’s life after placing a 911 call.
Believe it or not, Camden County emergency operators get hundreds of calls every year around the Independence Day holiday asking where fireworks performances are and to get directions.
You know that in case of an emergency, you call 911. But while it seems like a silly question, what is and what isn’t an emergency?
An emergency situation with your pet can arise quickly and unexpectedly. Obviously you need to act fast for the safety of your pet but that doesn’t meant you should panic.
In preparation of Hurricane Irene, Mayor Dana Redd and emergency management crews on Thursday urged residents to stay home this weekend and refrain from making any unnecessary traveling arrangements in preparation of Hurricane Irene.
“The first thing you should not do is evacuate a building,” says Dave Schrader, director of communications for the Red Cross. He says the best thing to do during an earthquake is to stay where you are and get under a sturdy desk or table.