September – National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September and provides an opportunity to learn how to prepare yourself and your family now and throughout the year. The theme for this year’s National Preparedness Month is ‘Disasters…


Pet Fire Safety Day (July 15th)

National Pet Fire Safety Day is recognized annually on July 15th. The American Kennel Club along with ADT Security Services declared National Pet Fire Safety Day in 2009. Just like people, pets also need to…


Lightning Safety Awareness Week

June 24th to June 30th is National Lightning Safety Awareness Week. Since this week started in 2001, fatalities from lightning have dropped from 50 to about 30. The reduction is due to people becoming more…


Summer Safety Month

June is Summer Safety Month. The first day of summer is June 21st. It is great to know some tips when it comes to keeping safe from the sun, bugs, and other things that come…


NOAA Weather Radio Awareness Day

May 19th is NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards Awareness Day in Nebraska. The network is a group of radio stations broadcasting information from the nearest National Weather Service office. The radio continuously broadcasts official Weather…


Hurricane Preparedness Week

Hurricane Preparedness Week is here! Thankfully, in Nebraska, we do not have to worry about hurricanes occurring here. However, it is always good to know how to prepare for them in case you are in…



May is Building Safety Month

May is Building Safety Month (BSM); BSM is a public awareness campaign celebrated worldwide during the month of May for the past 38 years! This year’s theme is Building Codes Save Lives. The goal of…


Happy Safe Place Selfie Day!

April 4th is Safe Place Selfie Day. What is the point of Safe Place Selfie day? It’s a fun way to figure out where your safe place is and will be during severe weather or…