Romance scams affect thousands of people every year, but many victims do not believe they are victims and continue sending money. The average loss per person is about $9,000-$10,000 and some have lost as much as $500,000, have mortgaged homes, sold vehicles, pawned family heirlooms, and taken out loans to send money.
According the the American Burn Association, burn injuries continue to be one of the leading causes of accidental death and injury in our nation where tragically, children, the elderly, and the disabled are especially vulnerable to burn injuries, and almost one- third of all burn injuries occur in children under the age of 15.
Long Term Power Outage Continuity of Operations Workshops
DHSEM Private Sector Liaison recommends these workshops for our private sector stakeholders. The workshop is available on:
Preparedness starts with you. As you begin considering your 2018 resolutions we ask you to consider dedicating this year to preparedness. We hope you will join us in making Colorado the most prepared state in the nation.
You can start today by “Resolving to be #COReady in 2019”. Take action today with any of these steps:
The holiday season is upon us! READYColorado hopes your festivities are filled with friends, family, and safety!
Whenever winter weather arrives, remember this simple message: Get to where you need to be before the weather gets bad. In other words, stay off the roads when it snows.
Flu prevention starts with you. The Centers for Disease Control says “Take 3” Actions to fight the flu. Taking the time to take care of yourself and your loved ones is not complicated but can greatly impact your health and those within your community.
Cyber Monday is becoming as big as Black Friday for getting your holiday shopping done and finding amazing discounts. There are some great deals, but buyers must beware of scams and the tricks identity thieves may use. Here are some tips that will help you enjoy a safe shopping experience:
The holiday season is upon us. Black Friday is this week and the retail stores have been bombarding us with advertising for their Black Friday specials. Do you plan all year for those Black Friday shopping deals? Do you camp out to be the first through the doors when they open after Thanksgiving dinner? Beware! You may be camping with the enemy. Identity thieves and scam artists plan all year for this shopping holiday. To continue with our campaign for Colorado Consumer Protection Month, we have a few helpful tips to help you reduce your risk of being a victim: