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Official emergency management tweets from Broward County, Florida for residents, businesses and visitors.
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Broward County, FL Feb 24
Take action if you see a child left alone in a car. Call 911 immediately. Your urgent action may help save a life.
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Broward County, FL Feb 22
: Prepare a plan with your child care provider to contact you if your child has not shown up by a specific time.
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Broward County, FL Feb 21
Create a reminder to check the back seat for a child. Leave something you need, such as your purse, cell phone, briefcase, lunch.
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Broward County Gov Feb 20
Today we celebrate the leadership & contributions of presidents past & present. from Broward County!
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Broward County, FL Feb 17
Look before you lock. Get in the habit of always looking in the back seat before you lock your vehicle.
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Broward County, FL Feb 17
: Fl. ranks 2nd in U.S. in number of deaths by children left in vehicles & S. Fl. leads the state. We have tips to keep them safe.
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Broward County, FL Feb 15
Heatstroke in vehicles is leading cause of non-crash related deaths of children 14 yrs old or younger. Leave Our Vehicles Empty
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Broward County, FL Feb 13
White Easter lilies are available every spring. But beware. The plant is extremely poisonous for cats. #🍃
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Broward County, FL Feb 10
The Brazilian pepper is an invasive species in Fl. that’s related to poison ivy. The leaves or plant oil causes itchy rash with blisters. #🍃
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Broward County, FL Feb 8
The oleander produces fragrant flowers & is a favorite of landscapers. But the leaves are poisonous & cause death in humans if eaten. #🍃
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Broward County, FL Feb 6
The arrowhead, dieffenbachia, caladium, philodendron & peace lily leaves can cause irritation to the lips, mouth & throat if chewed. #🍃
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Broward County, FL Feb 3
Know all the common plant names in your house & yard. Remove the most toxic plants from activity areas. We’ll recommend plants to know. #🍃
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Broward County, FL Feb 1
Plants that have a milky white sap after cutting is a warning sign. The sap can cause a skin rash. Wear gloves for protection.
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Broward County, FL Jan 30
Plants that grow in Florida yards may be poisonous to humans or pets, or cause a skin rash. Be safe by knowing what’s growing in your yard.
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Broward County, FL Jan 27
: Florida’s hot temperatures combined with high humidity can be dangerous to humans & animals. View these tips:
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Broward County, FL Jan 26
: Never walk or allow children to play in flooded areas where sharp objects, pollution, or live electric wires may be a hazard.
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Broward County, FL Jan 26
: Torrential rains from thunderstorms can cause severe flooding on S. Fl. streets. Learn how to keep safe.
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NWS Miami Jan 25
957 AM Wed: At 1010AM, we will be conducting a tornado warning drill. Note that this is just a drill. There is no actual tornado.
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Broward County, FL Jan 25
: 9 tornadoes were reported in S. Fl. in 2016. 2 confirmed this week. How to prepare if there is a tornado. 🌪️
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Broward County, FL Jan 24
: S. Fl. had 4 deaths due to rip currents in 2016. If caught in a rip current, always swim parallel to shore until you’re out of it.
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