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Code Blue – extreme cold information and tips

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With the extreme cold temperatures in the region, the Camden County Department of Health has issued a Code Blue advisory through Jan. 1. City residents without heat can go to the following emergency warming centers from 7 p.m. through 7 … Continue reading

Protect yourself from identity theft

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There are many ways for people to obtain information about you and attempt to steal your identity – allowing them to drain your bank accounts, run up your credit cards and even apply for and receive new credit cards and … Continue reading

Internet safety for children

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Internet safety for children – reduce the chance of your child being victimized by a financial or sexual predator online by taking these steps: – Placing computers and only allowing them to use tablets and other connected devices in common … Continue reading

Safety for seniors at home

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Senior citizens are often targeted by criminals looking for what they perceive as an easy target. Protect yourself while at home: – Always keep your doors and windows locked and install deadbolt locks on all doors leading outside. – Install … Continue reading

Halloween safety tips

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Keep your children safe this Halloween by taking the following precautions: Remind children not to enter strangers’ homes. Know the route kids will take when trick-or-treating and have them stick to it. Set rules about not eating treats until home; … Continue reading

Pedestrian rules for kids

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Parents, keep your children safe and prevent them from getting hit by a car by reinforcing the following pedestrian habits: – Cross streets, especially those with continual motor vehicle traffic, only at intersections and crosswalks where drivers expect to see … Continue reading

Teaching your child how to deal with bullying

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October is national bullying prevention awareness month. Some of the important steps parents should take if their child is a victim of bullying or if they have witnessed bullying. Never tell your child to ignore the bullying whether they are … Continue reading

Encountering flooded roads

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With continued heavy rain in the forecast through the weekend, drivers should use caution with any roadway experiencing any level of flooding. If you encounter floodwaters on a road while driving: First and foremost, look for an alternative route rather … Continue reading

Snowstorm road safety

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With significant snow in the forecast this weekend, remember that the best way to be safe on the road is to not drive if you do not need to. And if roads are declared closed during the snowstorm it will … Continue reading

Code Blue – emergency warming centers

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With the impending severe winter weather forecast, the City of Camden has declared a Code Blue emergency from now through 7 a.m. Sunday morning. Anyone without heat and/or shelter during this Code Blue period can go to one of two … Continue reading

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