Survival Scout Tips — covid

Lessons from the Spring Shutdown and How to Survive a Second One

European countries are in a second pandemic shutdown. The U.S. may be next lockdown 2. We’re looking back at the spring shutdown to see what we can do better this time.

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What to Know about the Expected Grocery Shortage

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is to prepare for the unexpected. That’s exactly what grocery stores are doing. In the spring, Americans hurriedly panic shopped for supplies they believed they needed to survive days or weeks stuck at home. Toilet paper, paper towels, baking supplies, canned foods, and Clorox wipes were top priorities, and these items quickly disappeared from supermarket shelves.  Grocery stores are anticipating shortages should the U.S. face another wave. But, this time, they are attempting to prepare for pandemic shopping. For example, rather than stocking for weeks at a time, grocery stores are...

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