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Flu Shots available across Cook County. Here is the schedule and locations.

From Sawtooth Mountain Clinic - September 12, 2018

September is National Emergency Preparedness Month

Nationwide, the month of September is recognized as Emergency Preparedness Month.

Beautiful, but deadly: Tips for safer kayaking on Lake Superior

Lake Superior can be as deadly as it is beautiful. The kayaking deaths of a father and three children among the Apostle Islands last week tragically underscored that reality. By Keith Uhlig of the Wausau Daily Herald - September. 7, 2018

Organization says recent Labor Day weekend deadliest for drownings since 2010

In 2018 so far, there have been 31 drownings in Lake Michigan, 31 in Lake Erie, 16 in Lake Ontario, seven in Lake Huron and six in Lake Superior. By Anna Ortiz of nwi.com - September 5, 2018

Meet some of the people who combat Ontario's wildfires from the air

Dryden base one of two in Ontario where tankers, aerial suppression based. By Jeff Walters · CBC News · September 4, 2018

Hypothermia Apparent Cause Of Death For Father, 3 Children Kayaking Lake Superior

Father Died Of Hypothermia; 3 Children Died Of Hypothermia And Possibly Drowning. From Wisconsin Public Radio - September 6, 2018

Fire hazard remains high as fire ban lifts after "less active" days, says MNRF

A total of 5 new fires were reported on Wednesday. From CBC News · August 30, 2018

13 quick safety tips to prevent fires at the cottage or cabin

By Ray Ford of Cottage Life - August 30, 2018

Prepare Now. Learn How. September is National Disaster Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. It is a time to prepare yourself and those in your care for an unexpected emergency. From Boreal Community Media - August 28, 2018

Rain reduces fire hazard in northwest Ontario as crews remain cautious

The region received 10 to 40 mm of rain overnight. From CBC News · August 27, 2018
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