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Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • FREE webinar today: Zika Virus - Implications for Pregnant Women

    Help ensure you are prepared to handle Zika! Join featured speaker, CDC medical epidemiologist Evelyn Rodriguez, MD, MPH, MBA, as she

    • Evelyn RodriguezLists the ways pregnant women can become infected with the Zika virus.
    • Describes CDC recommendations for testing pregnant women with possible exposure.
    • Describes CDC recommendations for testing of couples who are interested in conceiving and who live in an area with Zika.
    • Describes the implications of Zika virus infection.
    • Identifies the cases that meet criteria for inclusion in the US Zika Pregnancy Registry.

    CE is available! There are no fees for CE.

    Webinar:      Zika Virus - Implications for Pregnant Women

    Date:              Thursday, July 28th, 2016

    Time:             2–3 p.m. EDT

    Sign up:         Pre-register (at no cost) and view the detailed agenda at https://cc.readytalk.com/r/kt1r39rndaxy&eom

    For the latest information from CDC on Zika virus visit: http://www.cdc.gov/zika/index.html

    ?  Zika News
    ?  Zika in the USA: Not Travel Related???
    ?  Zika and Pregnancy
    ?  Zika – Facts and Prevention
    ?  More on Zika
    ?  Zika Prevention – Good Morning America Features Natrapel

  • Lighthouses

    Just a side note to share some beauty and interest... Since The GSA has just put some Historic Michigan Lighthouses on the Auction Block... (Online auction allows the public to own a piece of history) we thought some imagery would be a fun break today.

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  • Zika Tweet

    Time for some Zika updates, and an invitation to join the Zika Tweet tomorrow....

    ?   Zika News
    ?   More on Zika
    ?   Zika and Pregnancy
    ?   Zika – Facts and Prevention
    ?   Zika in the USA: Not Travel Related???
    ?   Zika Prevention – Good Morning America Features Natrapel

    CDC Issues Updated Zika Recommendations: Interim Guidance for healthcare providers caring for pregnant women with possible exposure to Zika virus; Interim Guidance for the prevention of sexually transmitted Zika virus

    CDC today issued updated guidance and information to prevent Zika virus transmission and health effects:

    • Updated interim guidance for healthcare providers caring for pregnant women with possible exposure to Zika virus; and
    • Updated interim guidance for the prevention of sexually transmitted Zika virus.

    CDC updates its interim guidance related to Zika virus transmission and related health effects based on the accumulating evidence, expert opinion, and knowledge about the risk associated with other viral infections. CDC will continue to update this guidance as new information becomes available.

    Read More>>

    Zika-TweetJoin CDC and Medscape for a Zika “Tweet Chat” designed for physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals. Ask questions and learn how to protect your patients, loved ones, and yourself.

    Discussion topics include:

    • Realities and Misconceptions
    • Olympics and Travel
    • Pregnant Women and Zika
    • Precautions
    • Atypical Symptoms
    • Testing

    Invite your colleagues and network using #ZikaMedChat for the chat on Wednesday, July 27, from 7-8 pm ET!

  • Mud, Bugs & BBQ

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    SUMMER SUN & FUN DEALS ~ Whether at the Beach, Camping, or just out & about this Season- We've got some special offers you won't want to pass up. Unbelievable deals on all your Summer Essentials in our "Mud, Bugs & BBQ" Summer deals! HURRY - If you order before the end of July and enter code "MudBugBBQ" in your cart (not at checkout) & then select "Standard Shipping" at checkout and you'll also get FREE GROUND SHIPPING* on any order over $49!


    MUD

    STAY CLEAN!

    • Have you ever visited an Outhouse or Public Restroom that was so GROSS you wondered if you were better off using the bushes?
    • Have you ever stuck your hand or arm in Who-Knows-What on a Picnic Table or when you were out and about?

    Hand Sanitizers, Germicide, and Antiseptic Cleansing Wipes -
    Great for Quick clean ups & icky stuff - various solutions effective against bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa
    See Details

    KEEP THESE IN...

    • Beach Bag
    • Picnic Basket
    • Car
    • Purse
    • Wallet
    • Desk
    • Briefcase
    • Lunchbox
    • Anywhere… Everywhere…

    $ummer $pecial:
    22% - 82% Off!!


    BUGS

    BITE RELIEF!

    Watch out for Summer ITCH & OUCH...
    DEET, Picaridin, and other effective Insect repellents in sprays and wipes - Clothing and Gear Spray, too! BUT REMEMBER: When do most people think about applying Insect Repellent? After they've been bitten or stung - Get your Insect Sting Relief products in easy applicator or wipes for year-round temporary relief of stings, pain and itching due to most non-venomous insect bites. These also help reduce swelling. See Details

    $ummer $pecial:
    16% - 61% Off!!

    BBQ

    BURN PROTECTION!

    • Campfire?
    • Barbecue?
    • Summer Burns aren't only from the Sun!

    Burn Care - First Aid Treatment for Burns & Fire Safety Supplies: Burn care products and fire safety supply including; Burn Care First Aid Kits, Burn Care Products, Fire Blankets, Water Gel Wraps, Water Gel, S.T.A.R.T Burn Care Unit, First Aid Healing Sprays, Burn Cream & Dressings. Everything you need to treat burns! See Details

    $ummer $pecial:
    11% - 68% Off!!

    More Sizzling Summer Deals…

    Beach, Boat & Water


    Wilderness & Outdoor


    Spa & Poolside


    HERE IS HOW THE FREE SHIPPING WORKS:

    1. Select $49 or more in our awesome products and add to your cart.
    2. Enter Code MudBugBBQ in shopping cart (not at checkout).
    3. Proceed to checkout and select Standard Shipping.
    4. Complete your secure payment online, enjoy, save, and be safe... That's it!

    NOTE: If you have any problems, please call us toll free - we can assist with your order by phone - remember this offer "cannot be applied to completed orders" so call our friendly staff if in need.

    The (Not So) Fine Print

    Offers expire on 8/1/2016– Available Online at First-Aid-Product.com or Toll Free (800) 933-8495 - Offer cannot be combined with any other offers or incentives. Offer cannot be applied to completed orders. While supplies last, offer subject to substitution or change without notice, call with questions or for further details.
    *Free Ground Shipping offer only valid in the 48 Contiguous US States.

  • Wildfire

    Are you ready for Wildfire?

    Wildfires kill 30 people, destroy 2,800 homes and burn more than seven million acres on average, per year. Be prepared, aware and act early if a wildfire comes your way. Drier conditions can fuel wildfires. Be Ready, Be Firewise.

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  • Parents' Day

    Parents-Day

    What Is Parents’ Day?

    Many Americans are unaware that our nation has a new day of commemoration called Parents’ Day. This is good news for America’s parents and families. In 1994 President Bill Clinton signed into law the resolution unanimously adopted by the U. S. Congress establishing the fourth Sunday of every July as Parents’ Day, a perennial day of commemoration similar to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. According to the Congressional Resolution, Parents’ Day is established for “recognizing, uplifting, and supporting the role of parents in the rearing of children.” The establishment of Parents’ Day was the result of a bipartisan, multiracial and interfaith coalition of religious, civic and elected leaders who recognized the need to promote responsible parenting in our society and to uplift ideal parental role models, especially for our nation’s children. Since the creation of this annual day of commemoration, local faith communities, elected officials and activists throughout the nation have creatively launched many activities around the theme of Parents’ Day designed to celebrate and strengthen the traditional, two-parent family. The National Parents’ Day Council does not envision Parents’ Day to be yet “another” day to honor parents, but rather a day when parents honor their children and the God-centered family ideal by rededicating themselves to manifest the highest standard of unconditional true love.

    Learn more:

    Events & Parents of the Year

    Read more:

    Family Preparedness

    Family Emergency Readiness

  • Family Preparedness

    With National Parents’ Day this Sunday, we thought this would be a good time to remind you to take specific actions to prepare your family for emergencies.

    Some of these actions include:

    • Family PlanCreating a family emergency communication plan. Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so it’s important to plan  ahead about how you will connect with each other;
    • Building a disaster supply kit.  A disaster supply kit is simply a collection of basic items your household may need in the event of an emergency. You may need to survive on your own after a disaster. This means having your own food, water, and other supplies in sufficient quantity to last for at least 72 hours. Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster, but they cannot reach everyone immediately. You could get help in hours or it might take days; and
    • Practicing your emergency response plan. Making emergency plans is great, but practicing your plan by conducting drills will help your family’s response time when seconds count.

    Disasters can be stressful for kids. Try to make emergency planning fun for children in your family! Visit ready.gov/kids for exciting games, quizzes, and other resources to help young children and teens understand the importance of being prepared.

    READ MORE:

    ? Planning for Emergencies

    ? Family Emergency Readiness

    ? Make a Fire Escape Plan

    ? Blackouts & Brownouts: Prepare for Power Outages

    Disasters also impact older adults. Visit ready.gov/seniors to learn more about preparing older Americans for the unexpected.

  • Moonies

    Moon-landiingOn this day in 1969, what was one small step for man was indeed a giant leap for mankind. At 10:56 p.m. EDT, Neil Armstrong took the first steps on the moon, 240,000 miles away from his home planet. That was the very first time anyone had stepped foot on the moon. Caught on tape by a video recorder attached to the Eagle craft which carried the astronauts, Armstrong is seen stepping down from the ladder to the dusty surface of the strange new landscape. "Buzz" Aldrin joined soon after, taking photographs of the terrain and planting the U.S. flag in the
    moondust.

    This, of course - too is where the technology for our space blankets came from.

    Blankets, Bags & Bivvies

    URG-0101_011916Emergency Space Blankets & Bivvies - Sleeping Bags & Warmth: Mylar Space Blankets for emergency warmth, rescue & survival - see the Amazing Bivvy (Bivouac sack)...the ultra-light, ultra-warm full protection shelter!
    Emergency Blankets reflect 90% of body heat & fit one person or two + they can be used as shelter & for signaling. The SOL Emergency Bivvy is a full-protection shelter that reflects 90% of body heat for warmth in extreme temperatures. Also see Fire Blankets and Burn Wrap Blankets Get more information on important Survival Skills information.

    Emergency Blankets > Emergency & Outdoor Preparedness Supplies > Mylar Solar Blankets & Bivvy

  • Zika in the USA: Not Travel Related???

    Uh Oh:

    CDC assisting Utah investigation of Zika virus infection apparently not linked to travel

    insectrepellents-animatedCDC is assisting in the investigation of a case of Zika in a Utah resident who is a family contact of the elderly Utah resident who died in late June. The deceased patient had traveled to an area with Zika and lab tests showed he had uniquely high amounts of virus—more than 100,000 times higher than seen in other samples of infected people—in his blood.  Laboratories in Utah and at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported evidence of Zika infection in both Utah residents.

    State and local public health disease control specialists, along with CDC, are investigating how the second resident became infected.  The investigation includes additional interviews with and laboratory testing of family members and health care workers who may have had contact with the person who died and trapping mosquitoes and assessing the risk of local spread by mosquitoes.Zika

    A CDC Emergency Response Team (CERT)  is in Utah at the request of the Utah Department of Health.  The team includes experts in infection control, virology, mosquito control, disease investigation, and health communications.

    Read More>>

  • Are you "Thinking Safety" Today?

    Safety-SmileIf you aren't - please do.

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