Over the weekend to noon on Sunday, Parkland Ambulance paramedics had responded to 37 incidents, of which none public affairs director Lyle Karasiuk considered of interest to the media in a release.
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Karasiuk did, however, provide some safety tips in order to prevent future calls to service from being made.
Although warm weather is on the horizon, he encourages people to make sure that their vehicles remain equipped to take on cold weather.
A winter safety kit, shovel, extra blankets and booster cables should all be inside of vehicles, he encourages.
‚ÄúWe need to be mindful of keeping our walkways free of ice and snow to prevent slip and fall incidents,‚ÄĚ he wrote. ‚ÄúAs thoughts of spring are on everyone‚Äôs mind, maybe reducing clutter in your house is a great way to also prevent indoor slip and falls.‚ÄĚ
Karasiuk also encourages people to ensure they are prepared for spring flooding. Residents of rural municipalities should have alternative routes to their homes that they can let paramedics know about in the event that a road is washed out.
For more flood preparation advice, Karasiuk points to the website, www.getprepared.ca.