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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Have a spooky, fire-free Halloween

Two jack o lanterns lit up

Source: National Fire Protection Association

Halloween is a fun, spooky time of year for kids. Make trick-or-treating safe for your little monsters with a few easy safety tips.

  • When choosing a costume, stay away from long trailing fabric. If your child is w...
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Fire Department
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Know the signs and symptoms of respiratory illness

Tissues and a hot drink sitting a table

Source: Texas Poison Center Network

The common cold, Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19 are all contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses. COVID-19 is caused by infection with a new coronavirus (called SARS-CoV-2) and flu is caus...

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Fire Department
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Should I get a flu shot?

doctor giving young girl a flu shot

As COVID-19 continues spreading, health officials urge you to get vaccinated against another common virus: the flu. Because of their similar symptoms, it may be hard to distinguish between the flu and COVID-19 without getting a test. This could force you ...

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Fire Department
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Allen Fire Department provides COVID-19 Help Line

close up of woman dialing a cell phone

If you live or work in Allen and have questions about COVID-19 response or preparedness, call the Allen Fire Department Help Line at 214.509.4333.

This Help Line is designed for Allen residents and businesses with questions about new restrictions, protecti...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information Fire Department