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When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!!

When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!!

Jun 20, 2012

(Photo Courtesy of NOAA) Lightning Safety Week:  June 24-30, 2012 Lightning-related injuries and fatalities are preventable. NOAA’s National Weather Service provides an informative website with information about the science of lightning, lightning safety, survivor stories and other lightning resources.  Remember: When Thunder Roars, Go...

Pediatric Trauma Conference

Pediatric Trauma Conference

Aug 15, 2011

The Second Annual Brenner Children’s Hospital Pediatric Trauma Conference will take place Wednesday, November 9, 2011, at the Brookstown Inn (200 Brookstown Avenue, Winston-Salem). Topics will include: Management of Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Sexual Abuse in Children Management of Snake Bites in Children Rehabilitation Needs of Burned...

Stand Tall, Don’t Fall!

Stand Tall, Don’t Fall!

Aug 15, 2011

Falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries for Americans 65 and older. More than 18,000 older Americans die every year because of a fall and the rate has risen dramatically over the last 10 years. Two “Stand Tall, Don’t Fall” fall prevention awareness events will take place on Friday, September 23   HIGH POINT EVENT Millis Regional...

Kernersville Wind Damage

Kernersville Wind Damage

May 1, 2010

KERNERSVILLE AREA – Downburst activity from a severe thunderstorm caused wind damage on July 4, 2006. There were no reported injuries or fatalities from this storm.  What would you do if your home was damaged by a storm? Do you have a plan? Do you have an emergency supply kit on hand? Photos provided by Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency...