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Choosing the right insect repellent could protect your health. Mosquitoes, biting flies and ticks can be annoying and sometimes pose a serious risk to public health. Insects can be carriers of such diseases as West Nile virus and Lyme disease. This fact sheet highlights the safe usage of insect repellents.

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Tremendous amounts of rain can fall over a short period of time resulting in flooding of low-lying areas. With this flooding comes the problem of various “critters” trying to find safe, dry ground. In areas of Texas infested with the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren, these ants and their colonies can present a potentially serious medical threat to people and animals during times of flooding.

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Recent natural disasters have emphasized the importance of emergency preparedness. Everyone should have individual and family evacuation plans in place. Extensive planning should include all members of the family. Keep in mind that an emergency plan may be different for every family, yet there are common elements. It is critical that each family have a planned evacuation arrangement and an evacuation “to-go” box ready for emergencies.

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A fact sheet containing contact information and websites to agencies to recover personal documents. This includes credit cards, Social Security cards, passports, and etc.

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