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Operation Medicine Drop Take-Back Event in Raleigh

The North Carolina Department of Insurance and Office of State Fire Marshal is hosting an Operation Medicine Drop Take-Back Event on Friday, March 5, 2021 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Fri, Mar 5, 2021, 11:00am - 2:00pm

National Burn Awareness Week raises awareness and prevents burn injuries

In recognition of 2021 National Burn Awareness Week, which runs Feb. 7-13, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey reminds North Carolinians of the causes of burn injuries and the resources of burn care available.

Since families are spending more time at home, National Burn Awareness Week presents an opportunity to review some simple safety steps to prevent burn injuries at home, at work, and outdoors.

This year’s theme from the American Burn Association is Electrical Safety from Amps to Zap (A to Z).

Ahead of Super Bowl weekend, Safe Kids NC Chair Mike Causey urges TV safety

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey encourages families preparing to watch Super Bowl LV on Sunday to make a quick television safety check to ensure they enjoy the game safely and without worry.

Right now, while families are spending more time at home, is the perfect time to remember to secure your TVs and any heavy furniture to avoid injuries, said Commissioner Causey, who also chairs Safe Kids North Carolina.

Winter Weather Preparedness Week: Are You Ready?

In recognition of Winter Weather Preparedness Week, which runs from Dec. 6-12 in North Carolina, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who is also the State Fire Marshal, urges families to make preparations now for potentially dangerous weather this winter.

“Winter is a time that brings families together in celebration of the holidays. But that also means more cooking, more traveling and more risk of fire and other accidents,” said Commissioner Causey. “This winter, it is so important for families to keep safety in mind.”

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