An emergency supply kit should include a three-day supply of food and water, a battery-powered or hand-crank radio and extra flashlights and batteries. Thoroughly check and update your family’s emergency supply kit and add the following supplies in preparation for winter weather: Rock salt to melt ice on walkways; Sand to improve traction; Snow shovels… Read More »
It’s important to know how cold weather can affect your heart, especially if you have cardiovascular disease. Many people don’t realize how much they exert themselves when they are not conditioned for it simply by walking through snow. Even those that are accustomed to being outdoors in winter can accidentally suffer hypothermia if certain precautions… Read More »
With Halloween Trick or Treats coming up click this link for some safety tips from the Center for Disease Control. Have a spooky, safe time!
https://www.ready.gov/winter-weather The Ready site link above has so much great winter preparedness information. It is proven that those that have a plan have a much better chance of surviving severe winter weather. So go ahead, click the link, make a plan.
Ahhh winter, it arrives whether we like it or not, here are some ideas for what to do in a blizzard; If you are lucky enough to have a fireplace have at it, what a luxury when the power is out! To stay warm otherwise, we use a stove hooked up to the… Read More »
Please take a look at the link below to some winter survival kit ideas and good advice if you are stuck in your vehicle during the upcoming cold winter months! http://www.21stcenturyadventures.com/advice/lists/winterSurvivalChecklist.html Power outage checklist When the power goes out