The Illinois Emergency Management Agency reminds the public that March is severe weather preparedness month.
The Agency suggests that people have a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration All Hazards Weather Radio with battery backup.
To learn more browse to: https://www2.illinois.gov/ready/press/pages/030419.aspx
Several agencies involved in early childhood development are offering several child screening events. On Friday March 15th, 2019 there will be a free screening for children up to age five at the Campbell Hill Community Center from 9:00AM to 12:00PM.
Or, on Friday March 29th, 2019 McElvain School in Murphysboro will hold a child screening between the hours of 8:30AM and 10:30AM, and again between 12 Noon and 2:00PM.
These screenings are sponsored by: Archway, Child and Family Connections, Southern Region Early Childhood Programs, SIU Head Start, SIU School of Medicine and Tri-County Special Education.
To learn more call 618-529-3147 Extension 102 or visit: https://ehs.siu.edu/ci/community-connections/south-early-child-prog.php