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One of the most important parts of being prepared in an emergency is to be in good physical condition and in the best health you possibly can be in to resist disease.
Here are some links to help you with your families health and fitness in a disaster:
If you smoke and destroy your health you will have created a major disaster in your life without needing any help from Mother Nature to do it. Let us all remember that an important part of emergency preparedness is maintaining our health and the health of our family. If we are sick we will be of little help to anyone else in a natural disaster. Here is an excellent organization that can help you stop smoking if that is a problem in your life:
Young Living Essential Oils Essential Oils can be used as an alternative medicine in an emergency when you cannot get to a normal doctor or have access to conventional medications.
Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) Food, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Information for Use Before and After a Disaster or Emergency
Whitworth Health & Counseling Center Disaster & Disease Prepareness: Be Prepared & Stay Healthy
University of Illinois Extension Disaster Resource Stay Healthy During And After A Disaster
American Cancer Society: STAY HEALTHY Many cancer deaths could be prevented by making healthy choices like not smoking, staying at a healthy weight, eating right, keeping active, and getting recommended screening tests.
QuitDay QUIT SMOKING & BREATHE EASY: Smoking is the leading preventable cause of cancer.