Archive - Jun 4, 2012

What happens when you dial 911

By: Kyle Quick

“Hurry…Call 911…There's been an accident!”  When there is an emergency no one has to think twice about what number to dial, but what happens when someone calls 911.

Have you ever wondered how the 911 system work’s or how fire departments, police, and EMS are notified of an emergency.

National Safety Month - calling on Americans to bring safety to the forefront

Itasca, IL
– Each June, the National Safety Council encourages organizations and communities to participate in National Safety Month – an annual observance to educate and encourage safe behaviors around leading causes of preventable injuries and deaths.

City of New Haven emergency siren - Just a test

New Haven, Mo - At 1 p.m. this afternoon the EMA Director conducted their routine monthly test of the Emergency Alert Siren.

As a reminder in the event of severe weather, depending on the severity  there are two different types of sirens you will hear.

Mercy Cancer Center Opens at Patients First in Washington

WASHINGTON, Mo. – The new Mercy Cancer Center is open in the Patients First building in Washington and ready to serve patients.

The former David C. Pratt Cancer Center in Washington and the Patients First Cancer Center have merged care teams and services to create the Mercy Cancer Center at 901 Patients First Drive in Washington.

McCaskill: Court decision on gay marriage ban about states’ rights

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (Official photo)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., expressed mild support for a federal appeals court’s ruling last week that the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional.