Prepare for emergency: Keep AEDs maintained

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Over 424,000 sudden cardiac arrests occur each year, according to the Sudden Cardiac Foundation. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) occurs when a person becomes unconscious with no pulse and no breathing. This can happen to anyone, anywhere. This person is clinically dead.

But according to the American Heart Association, rescuers who know cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) can increase the chance of survival to 50 to 74 percent.


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Winter emergency plans for business or home

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Fall has just begun, but winter storms are inevitable in many parts of the country. As we close out National Preparedness Month, it’s a good time to put a winter emergency plan in place to help your business and family cope and communicate when the storms hit.


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Preparing your business for disaster

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National Preparedness Month in September is an opportunity to emphasize business continuity practices for your organization. But preparing for disaster is really a year-round activity: Up to 40 percent of businesses never fully recover from a disaster, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). To maintain your business after a catastrophic event, it’s important to explore all the potential worst-case scenarios that may strike – and what actions you can take to minimize them.


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