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Tips to Help You Weather the Storm

palm trees blowing in the wind

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It’s officially hurricane season here in Florida and that means it’s time to review and rebuild your disaster kit. Take some time to go… Read More

Deck the Halls Safely this Christmas

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of the most iconic symbols of the holidays here in Wakulla County and around the world is the Christmas tree. Each year, millions… Read More

Six Common Falling Hazards in the Home

As we get older, our risk of falling increases. In fact, falling once doubles the chances of falling again. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of five falls causes… Read More

After the storm, recovery begins

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences A Storm of Historic Proportions Hurricane Michael was a storm of historic proportions, slamming into the Florida Panhandle and wreaking havoc on millions of… Read More

Hidden Household Hazards

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 30,000 people die each year in the United States due to unintentional injury within the… Read More

Enjoy the Water Safely This Summer

During the hot summer months, many people flock to the water for a little fun in the sun. Fortunately for us, Wakulla County is blessed with an abundance of water bodies which are popular recreation… Read More

Staying Safe Online

Article and Audio Introduction by Samantha Kennedy So much of our lives these days takes place on the internet. From watching movies to buying groceries to chatting with friends and family, we are online a… Read More