Category Archives: Emergency Preparedness

Closeup of individual demonstrating CPR on CPR dummy

Emergency Preparedness: CPR

How to Perform CPR and Local CPR Lessons Tampa Bay 

Being prepared for a wide range of emergencies is critical and as we continue to be in the middle of hurricane season our team at Friendly Kia has been putting together a series of emergency preparedness guides. So far we have covered hurricanes and swimming lessons and this time around we’ll be going over CPR.  

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Vehicles driving through flooded road

What Do I Do When Driving in a Flood?

How to Protect Your Vehicle from Flood Damage 

Flooding happens quickly and rapidly, and we are not always able to get off the road in time before being faced with rising water. Our vehicles are not meant to travel through high levels of standing water, and while some can tolerate a few inches of water, it is always best to avoid standing water whenever possible. 

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Group of kids sitting on edge of pool learning swim lesson from coach in water

Emergency Preparedness: Swimming Skills and Water Safety

Swimming Schools and Lessons Tampa Bay FL 

Learning how to swim might be something fun to do during the summer, but it is also an essential part of being prepared in case of an emergency. Being able to swim is crucial for those living around Florida, as for many the threat of hurricanes and flooding is a yearly occurrence. While hurricanes are something we don’t often like to think about, being prepared for them is critical.  

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Vector of White car in water surrounded by palm trees and "Hurricane Season" sign

Emergency Preparedness: Hurricane Safety and Preparation 101

How to Prepare for a Hurricane in Florida 

Here in Florida, our hurricane season lasts around five months in total, spanning from the beginning of June through the end of October. Most often our storms peak around August and September, meaning we are currently in a hotspot for hurricanes in our area. Regardless of what the forecast is looking like, community members throughout the state should prepare for potential storms and plan what to do in case of an emergency.  

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