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Building Your Own First Aid Kit

As mentioned earlier this week, I recently taught an Emergency First Aid Fundamentals (EFAF) mini course about building your own first aid kit. What a great class! We reviewed the first aid kit module from USCCA’s EFAF class, then discussed scaling of kits, which takes one from a personal comfort (or “booboo”) kit that will fit in a purse, briefcase, or the like, all the way up through a household kit, a car kit, and…

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National Preparedness Month 2021: Week Three

This week’s focus for National Preparedness Month is “Low-Cost, No-Cost Preparedness”. Natural disasters don’t wait for a convenient time. Preparing for them shouldn’t wait either. Start today by signing up for alerts, safe-guarding important documents, and taking other low cost and no cost preparedness actions to lessen the impact of disasters and emergencies for you and your family. You might be surprised how many things you can do to prepare that are free or extremely…

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National Preparedness Month 2021: Week Two

This week’s step for National Preparedness Month is to Build a Kit! Gather supplies that will last for several days after a disaster for everyone living in your home. Don’t forget to consider the unique needs each person or pet may have in case you have to evacuate quickly. Update your kits and supplies based on recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control. If you need ideas for what to put in your kit, you can get…

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National Preparedness Month 2021

Hello, all! Long time, no chat. It will still be a bit before I sit down and write a catch-up post, but I can’t let September go by without sharing about emergency preparedness! Here in the United States, September is National Preparedness Month. That means that our emergency preparedness agencies are trying to provide information that can be used at the household and community organization level to help create resilience and mitigate risk. This year’s…

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New Family Preparedness Book from Morgan Rogue

If you aren’t already familiar with Rogue Preparedness, you’re in for a treat! Well known for her YouTube channel, Morgan also has a steady stream of great information going out via her website and social media channels like Instagram. She has released several eBooks already, and I’m excited to share her brand new release with you – not only because it’s an awesome book, but because I had the pleasure of providing her with some…

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