Tag Archive for emergency medical

Ebola and Other Considerations

We have been quiet until now about the Ebola cases in the United States.  Let’s face it.  None of us are surprised it found it’s way here.  Most of us wonder what took it so long.  We have been expecting the appearance of…

Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners Series, part 11

  Emergency medical supplies and prescription drugs of are the utmost importance, right up there with food, water and shelter. One of the predictions made about when SHTF is what can be called the circles of death.  The first round…

Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners Series, part 10

  Assessing your utility usage is easier than you might think. When you start to get prepared you grab your last twelve electric bills, and if you use fuel oil, natural gas or propane, grab those bills too.  What’s important…

Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners Series, part 3

Today’s skills to discuss are mechanics, emergency medical and security.  If you are not mechanically inclined, that doesn’t mean you can’t do it.  It just means that it will take you longer than someone else and that you might fail…

Getting Prepared: A Primer for Beginners Series, part 1

I’m not talking to the ones who have stockpiled enough food and water to last decades.  This is for the individuals and families out there who are working with what they have to prepare for the emergency they might be…