Midland County Central Dispatch issued an advisory Tuesday, May 19 noting a structural failure of the dam on the Tittabawassee River, advising people not to call 911 unless they are unable to evacuate.
There is an increasing number of COVID19 testing sites across our state. Below, We have included multiple links to assist you in finding a testing site near you. Also, Michigan COVID 19 Test Finder offered through Michigan.gov is a good resource to find testing sites.
Isolation can take a significant toll on a person, and new research studies the challenges and consequences of mass quarantine. In CERT, we teach that people should understand the risks the themselves, their communities, and their regions. In our training we have an entire sections on Psychological effects from a disaster. So, it’s important to know what the psychological effects you may see in yourself our others around you during this quarantine.
If you’re experiencing flu-like symptoms such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath, Beaumont Health is offering a free online COVID-19 risk assessment to help you determine whether to stay home or seek medical attention.
Many radio manufacturers claim misleading range distances based on a hypothetical antenna called isotropic antenna. An Isotropic antenna is a hypothetical antenna radiating the same intensity of radio waves in all directions. It thus is said to have a directivity of 0 dBi (dB relative to isotropic) in all directions. However, the range you get from an radio varies based on a lot of factors such as the frequency in use, Atmospheric conditions, Your locations, Radio Power, etc. Modernsurvivalonline.com has a great article regarding ham radio ranges.
This article discusses the disaster declaration process in the state of Michigan. When an incident occurs, local police, fire and emergency medical services are normally the first to respond. They initially assess the situation, determine its nature, scope and magnitude, and determine if additional assistance is required.
It´s surprising how bad news related to situations generated by the collapse doesn´t stop. I have some ties to a relatively small town. It´s located not so close to any major city, not so far away neither. It´s not so rural, and it still has some of the charms of small towns, while being big enough to not be boring.