Category «Medical Preparedness»

Ideas for staying healthy and providing medical care at home when professional services are overwhelmed or unavailable.

Prepare 2015 – $20 and 15 Minutes – September Goal

Do you know how to treat this? Do you have the supplies at home to take care of someone you love if they suddenly look like this ? Simple over-the-counter medications can treat many of life’s minor medical problems such as these unexplained hives. Cynthia J. Koelker, MD, the author of the book Armageddon Medicine, is …

Prepare 2015 – $20 and 15 Minutes – May Goal

Spring brings with it new energy and life. I hope that you are keeping up with us and have planted your bare root stock, purchased garden seed and planned it out. There is great joy in spending time outdoors and watching the beauty of nature unfold. This month we are going to change directions a …

Don’t Forget the Gloves!

Are a variety of gloves on your list of basic preps? They should be. No one glove can provide the protection you need for every task. Have you ever had a small paper cut on a finger that was really painful? Even small cuts and scrapes can become life-threatening if not cared for properly. In …

Ebola at Your Door? Review Our Pandemic Preps Checklist

The threat of an Ebola outbreak in the United States appears to be a real possibility. It is time to check your preparations and ensure that everything is in order. How do you prepare for a pandemic anyway? Ebola has a very high mortality rate. Your best chance of surviving is to avoid the virus …

Ebola – Transmission by Dogs, Cockroaches, and Mosquitoes?

Is it possible that your family dog could spread Ebola? How about an annoying mosquito or cockroach?I came across this very interesting article on Ebola safety precautions and possible methods of transmission this morning. The author expresses some unique observations that might be worth considering as you prepare for the possibility of a deadly epidemic. The …

Get Ready for Ebola

The Centers for Disease Control recently released a checklist to help hospitals detect, protect and respond to Ebola patients. While Ebola does not currently present a threat in the United States, an Ebola outbreak could be devastating to our population. There is no cure or vaccine and the death rate is extremely high. The best …