In Wisconsin winter is a fact of life. And that familiarity can sometimes breed complacency in terms of the dangers posed by winter weather and storms. Taking a few simple steps can ensure you are prepared for what winter can throw at us.
How to build a winter survival kit for your car. Learn what you need in your car to be prepared for winter weather.
Disneyland is currently experiencing a measles outbreak, leaving many parents worried. What is the measles, and what are the chances that you’ll get infected?
Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains. Ebola can cause disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees).
The natural reservoir host of Ebola virus remains unknown. However, on the basis of evidence and the nature of similar viruses, researchers believe that the virus is animal-borne and that bats are the most likely reservoir. Four of the five virus strains occur in an animal host native to Africa.
Wisconsin Tornado, and Severe Weather Awareness. Listen, Act and Live! Those words could protect you and your family during severe storm season. Listening to warnings and seeking shelter immediately will save lives. That’s why Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM), ReadyWisconsin and the National Weather Service (NWS) have teamed up for Wisconsin’s Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness campaign of 2013.
As snow melts and the rainy months approach, water levels may rise in the Milwaukee area. Learn what you can do to keep yourself safe. And how you can protect your property and valuables during a flood.
Every year, lightning kills more than 50 Americans and injures hundreds of others leaving them with lifelong pain and in some cases permanent neurological disabilities. Here in Wisconsin, 25 people have been killed and 208 injured as a result of lightning since 1982. You can protect yourself and your family by knowing these simple lightning safety facts and tips...
Heat can kill. That's why Wisconsin Emergency Management and the National Weather Service are reminding people of the dangers associated with extreme heat and to promote community safety and health.
This is a reminder that emergencies can strike anywhere and without warning. In addition to having an emergency kit to sustain yourself and your family members for at least 72 hours, here are a few tips on what to do during and after an earthquake: