As Florida braces for more storms and hurricanes battering our coasts, "living shorelines" are a term you might begin to hear more. They are a method utilized to protect and stabilize shorelines from erosion using natural materials such as oyster ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
"I pledge my hands to larger service"...."for my club, my community, my country, and my world."
These are not just words of our 4-H pledge, they are reminders of a larger good we can do as a 4-H whole. One individual can inspire their club ... READ MORE
If the water supply is contaminated, or if you are under a Boil Water Advisory, all water to be used for drinking, hand washing, washing fruits and vegetables, dish washing, or cooking, must purified (e.g. disinfected or sanitized).
One of ... READ MORE
As a result of thunderstorms, hurricanes, and other disturbances, power outages occur more often than we desire. Outages are not only an inconvenience, but also a safety issue, particularly when it comes to food. When refrigerators and freezers ... READ MORE
The Nassau County Youth Emergency Team (YET) completed its inaugural year in 2017-2018 with 17 graduates. This innovative program partnered Nassau County 4-H and Emergency Management utilizing the fundamental curriculum from Teen CERT and partnering ... READ MORE
According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) driving on a rainy day is more dangerous than driving in snow and sleet. After averaging 10 years of statistics, NHTSA researchers found that 46 percent of weather-related ... READ MORE
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will allow individuals with Medicare to make changes to their Medicare health or prescription drug plan through the end of the calendar year (December 31, 2017).
Due to the impact of ... READ MORE
After flood waters recede mold colonies can start to grow within two to three days. The goal is to get things clean and dry as fast as possible.
Remove wet carpet and pads right away
Remove wet draperies and upholstery
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Scientific Wind Testing
The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) has new guidance for all homeowners preparing for major wind storms: Close all interior doors!
High winds place homes under intense pressure. Wind entering ... READ MORE