Danager of Extreme Cold
While your home may be damaged due to winter storms and extreme cold, your personal health is also at risk.
Winter storms create a higher risk of car accidents, hypothermia, frostbite, carbon monoxide poisoning, as well as heart attacks from overexertion, according to Ready.gov. That is why it's important to be aware of the effect extreme cold temperatures can have on you.
Frostbite: is caused when your skin is exposed to extremely cold temperatures. Physical symptoms include white or grayish skin, skin that feels unusually firm or waxy and numbness.
Hypothermia: is when your body temperature falls to an abnormally low temperature caused from long exposure to cold weather. Signs of hypothermia include shivering, exhaustion, confusion, fumbling hands, memory loss, slurred speech, and drowsiness. If someone's body temperature is below 95°F, seek medical attention immediately.
To avoid these conditions, stay indoors if possible. If not, dress in layers to stay warm and keep dry.
Have a safe and warm winter from SERVPRO of Northwest Bergen County.
Waldwick Cinco de Mayo 5k Run
Waldwick 5k Run 2018
Grab your sombrero and sneakers! And join SERVPRO of Northwest Bergen County at the Waldwick 5k Run. We are a Gold sponsor for the event, we are donating tents, swag bag items and Karen is handing out the "Chile Pepper" medals! Here is the link to find out more information:
You might also see some of our employees running or walking! Here are the details from the event organizers:
This is “nacho” ordinary 5K Run! This year’s 12th Annual Waldwick Chamber of Commerce 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk will be held on Cinco de Mayo! This USATF-NJ Grand Prix sanctioned 500-point event offers a fast, scenic course through Waldwick Borough Park with the big finish on the new high school track. We’ll fiesta like there’s no manana with live music, and entertaining messages peppered along the way. Waldwick’s special brand of race-day spirit will keep you light on your feet all 3.1 miles. The race is timed by Best Racing System using B Tag Chips, and this race boasts the best goody bag swag (to the first 400 registrants), and special commemorative tech shirts.A portion of the proceeds from the 5K Run will be donated to The Waldwick High School Scholarship Fund, The Sean Fisher Foundation, The Christopher Goodell Scholarship Fund, The Staff Sgt. Joseph D’Augustine Memorial Fund, as well as a number of other community and veteran volunteer organizations. Show your Waldwick spirit and pride by coming out and joining us on this fun day.
Always in our hearts, this race is dedicated to the Memory of our three fallen Marines: SSgt. Joseph D’Augustine, Sgt. Christopher Goodell (WPD), & Gunnery Sgt. Mark Hopkins.
For more information please view our race website: https://thewaldwickchamberofcommerce.com/waldwick-5k-run/
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Presidential Proclamation encourages citizens, government agencies, private businesses, nonprofit organizations, and other interested groups to join in activities to increase awareness of what Americans can do to prevent breast cancer. Visit the Breast Cancer Awareness Website for valuable information about Breast Cancer Awareness.
Waldwick High School Scholarship
SERVPRO Northwest Bergen is proud to sponsor the First Annual SERVPRO Scholarship at Waldwick High School.