2021 National Public Health Week

National Public Health Week – April 5-11

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Every year during the first full week of April, communities around the country come together to commemorate National Public Health Week and the importance of public health by addressing problems that are critical to improving our nation’s health issues. Every year, Public Health organizations work together to create a nationwide educational initiative. These are the kinds of efforts that affect …

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ProPac Mobile Vaccination Centers Make Vaccines More Accessible

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Finding a vaccination center close to home could be one of the challenges people face when they become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. ProPac is collaborating with emergency medical services and public health agencies to help states, territories, local governments and tribal governments overcome these obstacles, so that anyone who wants to get vaccinated can. One way ProPac is doing …

Prepare For Summer Storms

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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!

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     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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Hurricane Preparedness Week Begins May 15

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It Only Takes One: FEMA and NOAA Encourage Preparedness for the 2016 Hurricane Season It only takes one hurricane to change your life and your community. Hurricanes not only affect coastal communities, but also can have significant impacts hundreds of miles inland. As Hurricanes Sandy and Isaac remind us, it is not just major hurricanes (Category 3 or higher) that …