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Cash in an emergency

A few weeks ago, we were out and about and stopped by an Arby’s to pick up food for a sick relative. When we went to order, the cashier said their POS (point of sale) terminal modems were down and they could only accept cash.  252 more words

Preparedness And Planning

EPA’s Water Lab Alliance Hosts Training for Labs and Utilities

The Water Lab Alliance is preparing to host a series of webinars that cover an array of lab related activities and at least two topics of more particular interest to the water utility community.  130 more words

All Hazards

Hospital Shootings: Unacknowledged Job Hazard?

Julianna Paradisi, RN, OCN, is an oncology nurse navigator and writes a monthly post for this blog. Illustration by the author.

Recently, while preparing for work, I received the following text from a coworker already at the hospital: 543 more words

Nursing Perspective

Are You Prepared For The Storm? Lessons Learned

Last spring, there were some severe storms that passed through my region of the country, creating serious concern amongst my family and friends. Multiple tornadoes were spotted in the area and all the weather information services that we rely upon were directing residents to take cover and prepare for some serious and potentially deadly storms. 513 more words


Book Review – The Storm of the Century by Al Roker

Yep, THE Al Roker.  The weather guy.  Fellow SUNY Oswego alum.  Smart, funny, the kind of guy you want to have over for poker night. 503 more words

Emergency Management

Continuity of Government - Preservation of Records and Data

A common but often low priority issue in emergency management is the loss of physical records and electronic data from a disaster.  To be honest, I ignored the issue for much of my career.  583 more words

Emergency Management

Harman to Present at N.J. Water Environment Association

Bloomfield, NJ:  Bruce D. Harman, Certified Protection Professional will join a group of distinguished speakers at the 2016 Conference of the New Jersey Water Environment Association.  300 more words