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My car was flooded
Thousands of Texans are picking up the pieces after Harvey and its relentless rains flooded widespread areas. Here are answers to some common questions if your car was flooded.
Zika virus disease (Zika) is caused by the Zika virus and is spread to people primarily from the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. These mosquitoes bite most actively in the daytime but also bite at night. There is currently no vaccine to prevent Zika infection.
NIOSH and OSHA developed guidance for protecting workers from occupational exposure to Zika virus. NIOSH has also developed fact sheets for outdoor workers, U.S. businesses and business travelers, healthcare and laboratory workers, and a fact sheet and poster for cruise ship workers. For updated Zika information visit CDC Zika .
Flood Safety Tips
Take these important steps before, during, and after a flood.
June 20, 2017 DPS Offers Increased Reward, Seeks Leads in 1992 Tarrant County Murder
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public's help in solving the 1992 murder of Martha Yvonne Davenport
Nine Dangers at the Beach
Trips to the beach aren't always fun in the sun. From strong currents and dangerous marine life, to lightning and contaminated water, plan your visit to the beach this summer with the following safety tips in mind
Smooth water located between breaking waves could signal the presence of a rip current.
Rip currents account for more than 80 percent of rescues performed by surf beach lifeguards. They are powerful, channeled currents of water flowing away from shore that quickly pull swimmers out to sea. Rip currents typically extend from the shoreline, through the surf zone, and past the line of breaking waves. The best way to stay safe is to recognize the danger of rip currents. If caught in one, don't fight it! Swim parallel to the shore and swim back to land…