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Biological Threat

A biological attack is the deliberate release of germs or other biological substances that can make you sick. Many agents must be inhaled, enter through a cut in the skin or be eaten to make you sick. Some biological agents, such as anthrax, do not cause contagious diseases. Others, like the smallpox virus, can result in diseases you can catch from other people.

Fire Safety

Learn more how tos about protecting your home and family from fire.

Driving

Find safety information related to most driving topics including teen drivers, car safety seats, roadside emergencies and more.

Holiday & Seasonal

Check out these safety tips for all holiday and seasonal activities.

Home

See more safety tips related to your home including babysitting, poisoning, electrical hazards, generators, mobile homes, carbon monoxide, hurricane home safety, home safety for the elderly, burglar bars and portable space heaters.

Medical Emergencies

Learn more on how to prevent and treat burns and scalds, head and facial injuries, bleeding emergencies, cardiac emergencies, CPR and infectious disease.

Outdoor & Recreation

Check out safety tips for most outdoor and recreational activities include walking, beach safety, snakes, bites and stings, boats, travel safety, pool safety and tips for children going to school.

Radiological Hazards

The Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant has been in operation since 1972. Learn more about the plant operations, siren tests, planning guides and more.

Safe Haven for Newborns

All staffed Miami-Dade fire stations are designated Safe Havens for Newborns. Fire station personnel will accept newborns with no questions asked, and provide transportation to the nearest hospital for medical care and referral to a participating private adoption agency that will arrange for placement of the newborn with a waiting family.

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