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MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF
October marks the beginning of flu season. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that everyone over six months old get a flu shot yearly, and get it early.
COOLER WEATHER DOESN'T END ZIKA CONCERN
Summer may have come to an end, but the risk of Zika and other diseases transmitted by mosquitoes isn't over. While people may talk about the end of "mosquito season", the times mosquitoes are active and the types of mosquitoes present can vary widely across a state as large as Texas.
DPS MUSEUM DAY
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has participated in an Austin tradition, Austin Museum Day. More than 35 Austin-area museums, including the DPS Historical Museum and Research Center, participated in the 19th Annual Austin Museum Day on September 18, 2016.
FIRE PREVENTION WEEK
The key message of this year's Fire Prevention Week campaign is "Don't Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years!" This smoke alarm campaign represents the final year of a three-year outreach effort to educate the public about the basic essential elements of smoke alarm safety.
TEXAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT BRIEFS, TIPS AND LINKS
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