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Having an Emergency Assistance Form can save time and reduce stress.  This form allows you to have at your fingertips emergency contact information, medications listed, allergies you have, and insurance information. 

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Camping season is upon us and it's exciting to get outdoors.  Many visitors travel to sunny Florida to enjoy the sandy shorelines and camp and fish amongst the many rivers, lakes and tributaries.  However, if you are not from these parts make yourself aware there are alligators in our waters.  During the months of May and June, it is mating seasons and it not uncommon to see alligators emerging from swamps in the quest for love.  The months of June and July at nesting season.   Some have been seen resting under cars, walking across the street, or on the campground.  Here...

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Black widow spiders are active at night and live in dark areas, such as garages, sheds and of course, the woods.  

Always check your equipment to make sure you don't carry spiders to the campsite from your house. If you store your camping equipment in a garage or basement, you may have spiders living in nooks and crannies of your tents and other equipment. One of the best ways to avoid spiders at your campsite is by shaking out your camping gear and searching for and killing all spiders before you leave to go camping.

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Is it safe to camp during a pandemic?  Sure, as long as you follow these tips. 

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I was reading an article published by Reuters, published March 25, 2020, titled "Explainer:  Who Should Wear a Face Mask, and Do They Stop the Coronavirus." The article interests me because I am a mother of a young child, a wife to a First Responder, and I suffer from asthmatic allergies.  When I watch television, I noticed that people outside of the United States are wearing masks.  "Should I be wearing a mask?", I asked myself.   According to the World Health Organization, if you are healthy you only should wear a mask if:   You are caring for someone with suspected or...

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