Survival Scout Tips — pandemic

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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Heard of Operation Dark Winter? Here’s Why It Matters Now.

Operation Dark Winter, a senior-level war game, simulated how a biological warfare attack would devastate the U.S. Learn what the exercise showed and why it matters more than ever before.

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3 Lessons From The Great Plague We Can Learn From

In the 17th century, the effects of The Great Plague devastated London and lasted for 18 months. Here are three lessons we can glean from it on how to make long term preparations in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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I Talked to a Man Today

What a lesson! This story has been making the rounds on social media over the last couple of months. We wish we knew who the author was, but have not been able to track that down. We encourage you to read on...

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What History Can Teach Us about Second Waves

As states start to ease COVID-19 restrictions, it’s important to review the dangerous consequences of the second and third waves of the Spanish flu of 1918.

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What COVID-19 and the Bible Can Teach Us about Preparedness

Here are three stories about what the Bible teaches about preparedness, a list of preparedness verses, and insights from a Biblical perspective for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cooped Up: Activities to Keep Kids Busy and You Sane

If your cooped-up kids are driving you crazy and keeping you from working remotely, check out these 15 screen-free ways to keep kiddos entertained during a quarantine.

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Things to Do to Entertain Yourself & Your Family While In Isolation

With schools across the U.S. closing, more companies asking their employees to work remotely, and entire cities shutting down, it means families sheltering at home will have to find ways to entertain themselves. 

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6 Steps to You Should Take for Quarantine Preparedness

With US cases rising daily, the time to protect yourself and the people you love from the coronavirus and a home quarantine is now. You don’t need to wait on the government or healthcare system for help.

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When Quarantine Becomes Your Reality

Quarantines are increasingly on our minds as we see the rapid spread of Covid-19 coronavirus. Discover the history of US quarantines, what’s happening now, and how to prepare accordingly.

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