You can't predict, but you can prepare.

How Can YOU Prepare for Avian Influenza?

How Can YOU Prepare for Avian Influenza?

Sep 29, 2015

The NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA & CS), along with emergency response stakeholders across NC, have been preparing for the potential impact of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), which has affected multiple mid-West and Northwestern states. Our best protection from this disease is prevention with bio-security measures....

Deadly Lightning

Deadly Lightning

Sep 4, 2015

Did you know that there are around 60 lightning-related fatalities each year in the United States? Although it can be a beautiful and awe-inspiring sight to behold, lightning is an extremely dangerous weather phenomenon. Lightning can damage or destroy nearly everything it comes into contact with. It can cause physical injury, home damage, and even intense...