Category: Basic First Aid

Adding First Aid Supplies to your Preparedness Plan

Once you have built up your emergency food supply, a good next step is to begin to assemble a first aid kit.  Whether you are dealing with a natural disaster, severe weather, or simply a power outage;   having a good first aid kit/supplies will help you be prepared to take immediate action.

Common Household Hazards

When thinking about emergency preparedness, we often focus on major weather events, seismic activity, or even terrorist attacks.  All too often, we completely overlook events that are much more commonplace, and can be equally as dangerous.  One area that I believe every family needs to think about is the dangers of chemicals that are readily … Continued

What Should my Emergency First Aid Kit Include?

You’re no dummy. You know what a first aid kit is — and that it might just save your life during a natural disaster or emergency. But it’s not always easy to know what should go in a first aid kit. Determining what fits your emergency preparedness needs is a task best addressed sooner, not … Continued

Would You Actually Eat Your Food Storage?

When I was a little girl, the ecclesiastical leader of my local church extended a challenge to some of the families in the congregation. My family was chosen. We were to only eat from our food storage for the next month. No groceries, no late night Taco Bell indulgences, and certainly no fancy restaurants (although … Continued

Tornado Preparation Tips

The Wizard of Oz gave us technicolor, Dorothy and Toto, and “there’s no place like home.” It also gave a few of us nightmares about flying monkeys and green witches, as well as a good look at why tornado preparation is so important.

Make Preparedness Your New Year’s Resolution

At Food Insurance™, we are dedicated to providing you with the best, most relevant information to get your family prepared.  We would like to help start out the new year by giving you a list of essentials that every family should have on hand.