Winter storms can range from a few flurries to dangerous blizzard conditions. Use these tips to make sure you’re prepared for whatever the winter weather has in store!
Check out this quick list below to make sure you stay stress-free and are fully prepared this winter season.
You should always be prepared if the power goes out during a storm, so here are some tips to stay safe, especially if you lose heat:
Snow shoveling causes a number of injuries—and even deaths—each year. It can be easy to injure yourself if you don’t take the proper precautions. Make sure to:
Get some tips on exercising outside this winter to keep safe during your workout routine as well.
Seniors, infants, and people with paralysis have a higher chance of getting hypothermia or frostbite. Try to help others by checking to make sure they’re protected from the cold. Here are some other things you can do:
After you prepare yourself for the weather this season, check out the many ways to keep yourself and your family busy with the best places to celebrate winter in New York City.
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