Tiffany Termine

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6:48 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month.

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month.  Preventing birth defects can go beyond genetics and bad luck.

March of Dimes - Birth Defects Prevention

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1:24 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Think twice before giving a pet as a holiday gift.

Giving a pet as a gift may seem like you're giving the best present ever, but owning a pet is a lot of responsibility.  Many pets given as gifts end up at the local pound or aren't cared for properly when kept.

  St. Lucie County Humane Society

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5:48 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Three out of four car seats are installed improperly nationwide.

Car seats seem simple, but three out of four car seats are installed improperly nationwide.  That’s why the St. Lucie County Fire District and the Healthy Start program at the Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County do free car seat installation checks. 

Make an appointment to have your car seat checked by calling 772-462-3501.

The next car seat check is Tuesday, December 2 at the St. Lucie County Fire Station on Midway Road in Fort Pierce.

Guidelines and more:

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5:48 am
Mon November 24, 2014

Senior drivers face challenges with age.

As we age, driving can become more challenging.  Taking a senior driving course may help.

Find out more:

AARP

AAA

Driver License Renewals by State

Florida Highway Patrol - Florida GrandDriver

Anonymously report an unsafe driver

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6:05 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Local Children's Services Councils are up for voter reauthorization.

Due to a 2010 state law, voters in St. Lucie, Martin, Okeechobee and Palm Beach counties will decide the fate of each county's Children's Services Council as they cast their ballot this November.  The councils provide funding to many local programs for children and families.

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