Winter Ice Safety Tips

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This in from the National Weather Service - 
URGENT- WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1258 PM EST THU FEB 19 2015
  
ANOTHER BLAST OF ARCTIC AIR IS ON THE WAY!
Temperatures have been below freezing for a number of weeks, but CAUTION 
is still needed when considering going out onto ponds and rivers for ice 
skating, ice fishing, snowmobiling or walking on the ice. 

TAKE PRECAUTIONS! Here is a link for some 'ice safety' tips -   
http://www.mass.gov/eopss/agencies/mema/ready-massachusetts/ice-safety.html.

When walking on icy sidewalks and driveways, ‘walk with grace and ease.’  When walking around buildings, be mindful of potential falling ice and snow! Here are  ‘safe walking’ tips  from Mayo Clinic – The frozen harbors and rivers may look beautiful and inviting, but avoid walking on them! Teenagers in New Jersey had to be rescued when they ventured onto the icy harbor!! Don’t let that happen to you! Be Safe, Stay Warm and Take Precautions During Extreme Winter Weather.                                       There’s an end in sight! Only 30 more days until spring!    ~ Karen Pischke B.S.N., R.N.   Winter 2015 Frozen Annisquam River GMG Annisquam River Freezes Over – Not Safe to Walk on. Take only photos, leave no footprints behind!   Disclaimer: This blog pro­vides gen­eral infor­ma­tion and dis­cus­sion about health and related sub­jects.  The words and other con­tent pro­vided in this blog, and in any linked mate­ri­als, are not intended and should not be con­strued as med­ical advice. If the reader or any other per­son has a med­ical con­cern, he or she should con­sult with an appropriately licensed physi­cian or other health care worker. Never dis­re­gard pro­fes­sional med­ical advice or delay in seek­ing it because of some­thing you have read on this blog or in any linked materials. If you think you may have a med­ical emer­gency, call your doc­tor or 911 immediately. The views expressed on this blog and web­site have no rela­tion to those of any academic, hospital, practice or other insti­tu­tion with which the authors are affiliated.

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