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Fire & Life Safety
Safety Tip: Carbon Monoxide Alarms Save Lives
Carbon monoxide poisoning is believed to have killed two Coulee City, WA residents on February 12, 2018. A man and a woman were found dead inside...
Safety Tip: Smoking While Using Medical Oxygen Is a Deadly Mix
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Tai Ji Quan
Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance
The Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance (TJQMBB) program, is a nationally recognized, evidence based, fall prevention program for older adults. This program is an “enhancement of traditional Tai Chi transforming movements into therapeutic training for balance and mobility”.
TJQMBB community-based classes are approved for both virtual and in person delivery. To learn more about the program, visit the TJQMBB website. To look for the locations of current classes, check this list of instructors, betterbalance.net/class-locations.
Did you Know?
- You can sign up for a station tour. Great for small groups.
- You should replace the batteries in your smoke alarms twice a year.
- Creating a defensible space with regards to wildfires could just save your home or property.
- We have Friends & Family CPR classes every month.