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Emergency service agencies in Island County participate in a program that provides stuffed animals to children involved in traumatic, emotional or transitional situations. All Oak Harbor Fire Department (OHFD) apparatus carry new stuffed animals designated for this purpose in hopes that it will ease a child's anxiety or just to give them something to focus on and hold on to until the situation is passed.
OHFD is currently taking donations of new stuffed toys only (we cannot take used items at this time). If you'd like to donate please call us at 360-279-4700.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has produced a helpful guide to help homeowners who have experienced a house fire: After the Fire! Returning to Normal (PDF). View it online or pick up a copy at Station 81.
In the brochure, a simple cleaning solution is recommended for clothing (test garments before using treatment), walls, floors, and furniture - for removing smoke and mildew, combine the following:
Disposing of over-the-counter and prescription medication properly will help ensure that it doesn't harm a person, animal, or the environment. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) also maintains a Controlled Substance Disposal Search Utility to help you find an authorized take-back location or you can search Google Maps for "drug disposal near me" to find your nearest drug disposal site.
Prepare your medication for disposal by removing all pills from original packaging and placing them into a zip-seal bag. Learn more about how to dispose of unused medications from the Federal Drug Administration.
Store prescription drugs in a safe and secure manner until disposing.
Place used needles into preferably a PETE plastic (2-liter soda bottle) or red manufactured "Sharps" container (available at pharmacies). When full, screw the lid down tightly and tape it shut.
Dispose of container 9:30 am to 5 pm daily (closed holidays) at: Solid Waste Complex, 20018 SR 20, Coupeville, WA
Secure to prevent breakage. Deliver to any County Solid Waste facility.
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