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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Always Read the Warning Labels on Cleaning Supplies

Do Not Mix These Cleaning Products

The weather is warming up and that means many will be starting to do some spring cleaning. It’s important to understand what not to mix together. Always read the warning labels on the cleaning supplies and follow the manufactures instructions on proper us...

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Earthquakes and Preparedness

Earthquake Preparedness

Southern Illinois is located in the New Madrid Seismic Zone. The Office of Emergency Management wants to remind you of the steps you should take before and during an earthquake to be better prepared.  

Before 

  • Develop a family earthquake p...
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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Liquid and Steam Burn Like Fire

Burn Awareness

Scald burns from hot liquids and steam comprise 34% of overall burn injuries admitted to U.S. burn centers. 

The Carbondale Fire Department would like pass on these tips from the International Association of Fire Fighters to stay safe:

  • Set your wat...
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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Turn Around, Don't Drown

Flooding

Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other thunderstorm related hazard.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that over half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water. The...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

CodeRED Community Notification System

CodeRED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JACKSON COUNTY, IL. – Jackson County/Carbondale/Murphysboro is proud to announce the launch of our new CodeRED community notification system to send important alerts and time-sensitive messages to staff members and residents...

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Posted on: May 1, 2022

Tips For a Safe Ride

School Bus Safety

Did you know accidents involving school buses take place most frequently at the beginning and end of the school year?

The Carbondale Fire Department would like to pass along "Tips for a Safe Ride" from the National Safety Council:

At the Bus Stop:...

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