Nearly 75% of drownings involving children happen at home — a sobering statistic, and one that is more relevant than ever this summer.
While a small pool is a great way to beat the heat, fire fighters and emergency medical responders are urging homeowners to practice simple safety rules to avoid a tragedy.
The city is partnering with the Malden Fire Department to help support the victims of fires that have devastated the town of Malden, WA. Established as a station stop on Dec. 20, 1909, railway officials named the town after Malden, MA.
Fires have destroyed 80 percent of the small Washington town, decimating its post office, fire department, City Hall and library.
The following hotels are offering special rates and discounts to fire fighters, emergency medical personnel and healthcare workers who are on the frontlines in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 and may need a place to stay close to their work location or to self-quarantine away from their homes and families to protect their loved ones.
As attention begins to shift to re-opening states and provinces, testing is a key to understanding the COVID-19 pandemic. Until an effective vaccine is available, testing for COVID-19 can help slow the spread of the disease.
For detailed information and guidance on testing, see our Testing for COVID-19 Fact Sheet.