Celebrating Month of the Military Child… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on April 4, 2020 at 11:29am —
Pocketalk is donating 600 pocket translator devices to qualifying U.S. medical facilities, first responders, testing sites and those in need of translation services during the outbreak of COVID-19 across America.
Units will be dispatched on a first-come, first-served basis, with a maximum of 3… Continue
Added by Janet Liebsch on April 2, 2020 at 5:31pm —
It's dizzying, the amount of information out there about the Coronavirus. You're dealing with story after story online and through social media, television, radio, and in newspapers and magazines — each with its own take — at all hours of the day and night, from all around the world.
So how can we sort out what's real and what's not?
You already know to go to [Coronavirus.gov]Coronavirus.gov for medical information and [usa.gov/coronavirus]usa.gov/coronavirus to see what the… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on April 1, 2020 at 2:24pm —
From the U. S. Dept of Veteran Affairs:
Know the symptoms Continue
The new virus causes respiratory illness in humans, usually 2–14 days after exposure. Illnesses have ranged from mild…
Added by Fyre Walker on February 26, 2020 at 6:30pm —
HERO ACT INTRODUCED, ADDRESSES PUBLIC SAFETY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
On January 28, Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Deb Fischer (R-NE) introduced the HERO Act, S. 3244, companion legislation to H.R. 1646, which was introduced last year by Representatives Ami Bera (D-CA) and Brian Fitzpatrick… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on February 26, 2020 at 9:42am —
For several months, our organization has requested the CDC to add the Corona Virus to the national notifiable conditions list. The CDC has refused and and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists don't even have it as a topic of discussion at their upcoming conference. Why? https://blog.traumacoverage.com/blog/corona-virus
Added by Jason Stabile on February 26, 2020 at 9:13am —
Calling all artists! The 2020 National Veterans Day Poster Contest is underway. Each year the Veterans Day National Committee publishes a commemorative Veterans Day poster. The Committee selects a poster from artwork submitted by artists nationwide. It also…
Added by Fyre Walker on February 25, 2020 at 7:59am —
A new service collaboration, CU First Responders Finance LLC (CUFR), has been introduced by the National Council of Firefighter Credit Unions Inc. (NCOFCU).
CUFR, through it's first responder credit unions and others, will provide high-quality business and commercial lending products to volunteer and municipal fire departments, business owners, investors, and first responder associations… Continue
Added by Grant Sheehan on February 24, 2020 at 9:05am —
The "National Council of Firefighters Credit Unions INC" (NCOFCU) is looking for first responders, from the 100+ firefighter’s credit unions, who serve as Managers, Directors or Committee members at their credit unions.
For over 19 years 200+ firefighter credit union volunteers, from Boston FCU to Los Angles FCU, have been meeting annual to share their common interest in the management, best business practices and products &…
Added by Grant Sheehan on February 24, 2020 at 7:45am —
Added by Jason Stabile on February 19, 2020 at 9:56am —
Positive thinking can improve your mood and help you keep stress in check. Here are six ways you can turn negative thoughts into positive thoughts:
1. Don’t Overgeneralize. Over-generalization is the belief that because something happened…
Added by Fyre Walker on February 12, 2020 at 4:17pm —
An identity thief may use your Social Security number (SSN) to get a tax refund or a job. This is tax-related identity theft. You may not know it has happened until:
- the IRS sends you a letter by mail saying they have gotten a suspicious tax return that uses your SSN, or
- you try to e-file your return, but it's rejected as a duplicate because a return already has been filed using your SSN
If the IRS sends you a letter, follow the instructions in the letter.… Continue
Added by Fyre Walker on February 10, 2020 at 12:38pm —
Newly published information reveals police and sheriff’s patrol officers had the highest rate of injury and illness that resulted in a leave of absence during 2018 among occupations with 20,000 or more days-away-from-work.
Added by Jason Stabile on January 30, 2020 at 6:40pm —
Newly published information reveals an interesting comparison of injuries and illnesses among healthcare and first responders that resulted in a leave of absence during 2018.
Added by Jason Stabile on January 29, 2020 at 3:30pm —
Added by Jason Stabile on January 28, 2020 at 1:48pm —
First-line treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often require many treatment sessions and delivery by extensively trained therapists. Now, research supported by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has shown that a shorter therapy may be just as effective as lengthier first-line treatments. The study appeared in the March 2018 issue of JAMA Psychiatry.…
Added by Jason Stabile on January 27, 2020 at 2:25pm —
It's been awhile since I gave a blog on driving habits. Well its Winter time and driving takes another complete way of driving as we all know. Right now as I type this blog I am looking out my back window and there is no snow in my backyard (WNY) and I am happy. I am not a skier so that is why I am glad there is no snow. But a big thing I worry about is when it does snow or if there is Black ice. We all know about Black ice, this is mainly on side roads and streets where you don't see the… Continue
Added by Bob Allard on January 18, 2020 at 8:35am —
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL
Added by Bob Allard on December 24, 2019 at 1:19pm —
Twas the night before Christmas and all through the town, Continue
the fire siren echoed blaring its sound.
The firefighters came running from far and from near,
and raced to the trucks quickly donning their gear.
And I in my bunkers my boots and my hat,
jumped to the engine to see where the fire's at.
Down at the corner of Fifth and of Oak,
the dispatcher informed us of a house filled with smoke.
Smoke poured from the sides, from up and from down,
yet up on the…
Added by Bob Allard on December 23, 2019 at 4:35pm —
Merry Christmas Everyone - stay safe!
Added by Joseph D. Housley on December 20, 2019 at 7:23pm —