HEART DISEASE & NATURAL DISASTERS

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heartangel
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   Posted 7/8/2005 8:59 AM (GMT -7)   
I am a 49year old female who had 2 heart attacks, I'm very familiar with how Natural Disasters can affect our symptoms. I have also been trained and am certified as a Community Emergency response Team Member from EOC& FEMA to help out our local Fire Department and rescue units in the following disasters;
Floods, Hurricanes,Thunderstorms,Lightening,Tornadoes, Winter Storms and Extreme Cold, Heat Wave, Dealing with Extreme Heat, Earthquakes,Volcanoes, Landslides, Debris Flow, Mud Slides, Tsunamis and Fires.
We all need a disaster kit on hand so we will be well prepared for any type of Natural Disaster and that makes it less stressful on us.
 
1. First Aid Kit make sure it is OSHA Approved
2. Your medicine that you take for your disease up to a month.
3. aspirin or nonaspirin pain reliver
4. antidiarrhea medication...
Syrup of Ipeac used to induce vomiting
Laxtive
Vitamins
Activated Charcol
then Insulin
Contact lenses and supplies
Spare pair of eye glasses
any other type of medications you take
 
Rain Gear sturdy boots, poncho
Blankets, sleeping bags \Hats, gloves
Subnglasses,Leather gloves, latex gloves to wear under plastic gloves
water purification tablets for water
Water = 1 gallon per person per day
1 quart=4 drops of regular bleach
1 gallon=16 drops of regular bleach
5 gallons=1 Teaspoon of bleach.
ready to eat canned meats, canned juices, milk, water
Staples, sugar, salt, pepper, etc. spices,
peanutbutter, jelly,crackers, granola bars, trail mix
Your special foods you can eat
Comfort foods
instant cofee, tea bags.
Manual can opener, mess kits if desired, plastic plates, forks knifes, spoons,  styfoam cups, all purpose knife
Aluminum foil, resealing plastic bags, Camping stove...

Heidi received permission from me to post the above.  Teri

Post Edited By Moderator (Teri16) : 7/8/2005 1:37:38 PM (GMT-6)


heartangel
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Date Joined Mar 2004
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   Posted 7/8/2005 9:04 AM (GMT -7)   
continued - PART TWO
 
Camping stove and the fuel. If gas stove remember the ordrant they add for gas leak,
toliet paper, towelettes, soap, liquid detergent, femine supplies, personal hygiene items, Plastic garbage bags
Plastic bucket with tight fitting lid and bag in it for use as a toliet.
Disinfectant, house hold bleach weather radio,batteries, flashlights, duct tape, plastic sheeting, needle thread, pliers, wrenches, fire extinguisher (an ABC TYPE)!
Compass, Plastic storage containers, signal flares, paper and pencil.
 
I hope this helps you ladies and gentlemen out!  With my two heart attacks and other health problems I have, too, I like to be prepared.  I have everything except a generator.  I am a Certified  Community Emergency Responder Team member of the JFRD and on call. So please be prepared!  It will help you out, your loved ones and your health too - less stress makes us feel better too.
 
Heidi JAXCERT MEMBER
 
Heidi received my permission to post this.  Teri

Post Edited By Moderator (Teri16) : 7/8/2005 1:44:31 PM (GMT-6)


Teri16
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   Posted 7/8/2005 12:48 PM (GMT -7)   
Thank you so very much, (((((Heidi)))))!!  tongue
 
In these days of Hurricanes and other natural disasters we really must be prepared in advance.  Most especially, if we have heart disease and other health issues to be concerned with!
 
So remember everyone...be prepared!
 
Hugs, Teri tongue
 
PS  Please keep in touch with us re your Florida weather-it's much appreciated!
"Because he is he and I am I."......E. V. Lucas

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Teri16
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   Posted 7/9/2005 7:41 AM (GMT -7)   
How are all our Florida friends and family members doing this morning?!
 
Please take care during this storm and keep us posted on how you all are coping!!
 
Hugs, Teri tongue
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