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Preparedness and Planning – Now More Than Ever

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You don’t have to be reminded how devastatingly strange the year 2020 has been.  Every day, we are reminded of the western wildfires, gulf coast hurricanes with their residual tornadoes and floods.  The impact on communities has been immense without measure. In the midst of the chaos and strife from these natural disasters, we have also been hit with a …

Stop The Bleed

Gordon King Disaster Preparedness

Learn the steps to STOP THE BLEED during emergency accident and mass casualty situations Call 9-1-1 Call 9-1-1 yourselfOR Tell someone to call 9-1-1 Ensure Your Safety Before you offer any help, you must ensure your own safety! If you become injured, you will not be able to help the victim. Provide care to the injured person if the scene …

Prepare For Summer Storms

Gordon King Disaster Preparedness, Seasonal

Spring showers quickly morph into Summer Storms that range from heavy downfalls to Tornadoes and Hurricanes. Preparation is vital in emergency situations due to these natural disasters. Thunderstorms and Lightning Thunderstorms and lightning is a leading cause of injury and death from weather-related hazards. Although most lightning victims survive, people struck by lightning often report a variety of long-term, debilitating …

Thank You For Your Support!

Gordon King Disaster Preparedness, Seasonal

     March 1, 2019, marks ProPac’s 30th Anniversary of service to the disaster preparedness and response community. Our years in business have given Team ProPac the edge in performance.  Our customers know us for who we are and what we deliver.  FEMA, Red Cross, US State Department, State and Local Governments, Public Health Departments, Cities, Fire Departments, SAR Teams, …

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Prepare For The 2018 Hurricane Season

Gordon King Disaster Preparedness, Seasonal

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season officially begins on June 1, 2018, and ends on November 30, 2018.  These dates represent the period each year when most tropical cyclones form in the Atlantic basin and develop into hurricanes.  While the propensity for hurricanes to develop are highest in season, formation of tropical depressions can occur at any time of the year.  …

Tornado Preparedness

Tornado Preparedness Cannot Be Left To Chance

Gordon King Disaster Preparedness, Seasonal

What Is A Tornado A tornado is a violently rotating column of air that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground and is often—although not always—visible as a funnel cloud. Lightning and hail are common in thunderstorms that produce tornadoes. Tornadoes cause extensive damage to structures and disrupt transportation, power, water, gas, communications, and other services in its direct path …

Flu Season Continues To Be Brutal

Gordon King Seasonal

Flu Season is still here and has held the vast majority of the United States in it’s grips for months now.  It has proven to be one of the worst Flu Seasons in decades and prevention has become a constant pastime.  It’s highly contagious, proven to be deadly and it has a couple of months to go before the season …

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Be Prepared For Winter Travel Emergencies

Gordon King Seasonal, Winter

Sudden problems can arise when you least expect them during winter travel emergencies. Always be prepared for the worst case scenario should you find yourself stranded in your car during extremely cold conditions.

CERT Program 30th Anniversary

CERT Program 30th Anniversary-Thank You Volunteers!

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CERT program 30th anniversary is great time to say “Thank You” to its volunteers! The CERT Program 30th Anniversary is being celebrated this week. We think it’s a great time to congratulate all the Community Emergency Response Team volunteers who have helped make the program a success year after year. CERT Program 30th Anniversary conference starts September 8. This week, …