Hands-Only CPR Demo Video — American Heart Association

Hands Only CPR

One quarter of Americans, say they’ve been in a situation where someone needed CPR. If you were one of them, would you know what to do? About 92 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims die before reaching the hospital, but statistics prove that if more people knew CPR, more lives…

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Severe Weather Safety PSA

Civic Center TV visited the National Weather Service in White Lake, MI as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week. Governor Rick Snyder and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson have declared the week of April 6- 12, 2014 as Severe Weather Awareness Week to promote severe weather safety preparedness. Watch…

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Community Emergency Response Team PSA


Most People, in a major disaster are not going to see a fire truck or an ambulance rolling up their street right after that incident. If fact it may be hours, to days, or even as long as week before they receive help from first responders or professional emergency services.

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Basic Disaster Supply Kit

A disaster supplies kit is simply a collection of basic items your household may need in the event of an emergency.

Try to assemble your kit well in advance of an emergency. You may have to evacuate at a moment’s notice and take essentials with you. You will probably not have time to search for the supplies you need or shop for them.

You may need to survive on your own after an emergency. This means having your own food, water and other supplies in sufficient quantity to last for at least 72 hours. Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster but they cannot reach everyone immediately. You could get help in hours or it might take days.

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Five Great Emergency Preparedness Holiday Gift Ideas

Contact: Ron Leix, MSP/EMHSD Public Information Officer, (517) 336-6464Agency: State Police Issued: Nov. 25, 2013 LANSING. The Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) has developed a list containing five great emergency preparedness gift ideas for those kicking off the shopping season this holiday weekend. Preparedness items make…

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Replacing Your Important Papers

DENVER – Not only were Colorado homes damaged by the recent severe storms, flooding, landslides or mudslides, but many survivors also lost valuable personal documents.  The documents include everything from Social Security cards to driver licenses to credit cards.  The following is a partial list of ways to get duplicates…

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