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Safety tips for your 4th of July holiday

We’ve waited for it all winter — and now summer is finally here! A long 4th of July holiday weekend with beautiful, sunny weather is expected.  While we anticipate fun at the lake, picnics, and celebrations — injuries can stop … Continue reading

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EMS dispatcher helps 9-year-old 911 caller get emergency care for his baby sister

Hennepin EMS Dispatcher Tom Polzin and Minneapolis 911 Operator Lori Patrick will be joining 9-year-old Rodrigo Sanchez Sosa of Minneapolis in receiving the “Local 9-1-1 Heroes Award” from the National 911 for Kids Program; in conjunction with the Association of … Continue reading

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Severe weather preparedness tips from HCMC

Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 16-20, 2012.  Emergency preparedness experts at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) encourage you to take time to talk to your family, neighbors and co-workers about how you can prepare for severe weather events. … Continue reading

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Concerned individuals, including Jack Jablonski family, speaking out about immediate changes for safer hockey

In light of the recent tragic incident involving Benilde St. Margaret Sophomore, Jack “Jabby” Jablonski, who sustained a severe spinal cord injury from a check from behind that sent him headfirst into the boards, Jack’s family members and hockey leaders … Continue reading

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