Swine Flu
Pandemic Preparedness

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Are your prepared to keep your family healthy during the H1N1 Swine Flu Pandemic? What does this mean for your family and you?

My good friend Melonie has been studying the flu pandemic for the past couple of years. She has become very knowledgeable in this area. I’ve asked her if would share her research and insights with you.

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What is a Pandemic?
What are the experts saying?
Should my family be vaccinated with the Swine Flu Vaccine?
How would your life change during a pandemic?
What do you need to do to prepare NOW? - Download Pandemic Booklet
Where do you start?
What else might you need?
What about medical supplies?
What can you do at home?
"Top 5" things to start with - IMPORTANT SUPPLIES
Additions to the "Top 5"



With all the sickness and swine flu going around, consider using
Link to Swine Flu Presentation Page natural remedies that you can be SURE of the contents and avoid using over-the-counter meds like Tylenol or Advil.

Try a garlic preparation like
Dr. Christopher's Anti-Plague, let your fever kill much of the virus or bacteria, stay hydrated, and get some needed rest!!

Using a yarrow tea (link coming), and keeping your body flooded with electrolytes using the Rehydration Formula will help you weather the flu season. Don't forget to take your vitamin D!

1- 64 page spiral bound booklet
2- DVDs (in plastic sleeve in booklet)
All for only $25

We have several other natural remedies that are time tested by your grandparents and others for centuries like silver and essential oils like Spice Traders and Oregano that can help you avoid sickness! Strengthen the cell wall with Vitamin C Ascorbate.

So browse around and see what you can learn!

What is a Pandemic?

    A Pandemic is an epidemic of infectious disease that spreads through human populations across a large region; for instance a continent, or even worldwide.

    When the scriptures talk about pestilence, is this what they’re talking about?(link coming)

    A Pestilence is any virulent and highly infectious disease that can cause an epidemic or even a pandemic. The word can also be used about parasites causing large scale sickness and death, such as the Guinea worm.

    Originally the word referred to the bubonic plague, which is called pestis in Latin.

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What are the experts saying?

"Given the high level of global traffic, the pandemic virus may spread rapidly, leaving little or no time to prepare." -World Health Organization

Should my family be vaccinated?

Taking the swine flu vaccine is a controversial issue. Getting the swine flu vaccination is a decision that needs to be made by each family.

Do your research. Find out if the flu vaccination is safe for your family. Click here to start researching the swine flu vaccine.

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How would your life change during a pandemic?

My husband works for the city. He brought home a booklet titled,

"Individual and Family Handbook - BE PREPARED FOR A FLU PANDEMIC” that had just been distributed to all the city employees.

Within the first few pages it gave a list of “Services that could be disrupted."

  • Public Transportation
  • Communications
  • Schools
  • Businesses such as banks, stores and restaurants
  • Utilities
  • Medical Care
  • Police and Fire Departments

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What do you need to do to prepare NOW?

Swine Flu Preparation - Pandemic Book

    You might be thinking “Wow! I’m not ready for something like this!”

    If you’ll imagine yourself in this situation before it happens, you’ll know how to prepare for it.(link coming)

    “When it is time to act, the time for preparation is over.”

    After months of study and research, I put together a 65 page book of information on the Pandemic. It goes over how to prepare and ideas that have worked for me plus a lot of other information!

    Melonie now has her presentation on DVD click on the link to learn more.

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Where do you start?

    Start with having a food supply for several months. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has been encouraging everyone to get a 3-month supply of food. That’s inspired advice! This is food that is part of your normal, daily diet. This 3-month supply is in addition to your long-term survival food, such as wheat, white rice, and beans.

    I put together a 3-month plan of some of my favorite food storage recipes. It is a 6-step plan to help you get the job done. I've even given you the grocery list!

    --I’ve tasted Melonie's cooking, she’s knows how to make food storage taste great.--Jennifer

    Well, how much food storage can you use without a supply of water to go with it? NOT MUCH! You can actually live without food for quite a while, but only for 3 days without water. Better get some water too.

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What else might you need?

    Now that you have food and water, what else might you need during a swine flu epidemic? What if you’re quarantined in your home for several months? (quick-link for in-depth explanation about that link coming)

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What about medical supplies?

    "Even now, there is little to no excess capacity to absorb more patients, but when the pandemic flu arrives there will be a tidal wave of patients arriving in clinics and ERs nationwide. If it happens tomorrow, the system will collapse."
      -Dr. James A. Wilde of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia

    Swine Flu - Don't go to hospital

    What if you get the swine flu and can’t get into the doctor’s office or hospital, what kind medical supplies would you need? You probably won’t even want to go there and be with all those other sick people!

    The hospitals don't even want contagious, sick people to come in. This was taken from a sign on the door of my local hospital.

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What can you do at home?

    I decided to draw on my “hands-on” experience to put together some supplies.

    As the mother of eight children, I've helped a lot of sick children. Only two of my children have ever been on an antibiotic. That was several years ago when two of my boys had an earache that I couldn’t get rid of.

    --I'd say that is a pretty good track record.--Jennifer

    Here’s a good list of things to have on hand that have been working for my family for years!

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“Top 5” things to start with

If I were to choose 5 things that covered the most ground and that would work in most situations to help with symptoms and also assist the immune system to deal with swine flu, problems, or sicknesses, here’s what I'd choose. (Links are coming soon for all of the items below)

Note: This is only a suggested list that was put together for my family. It is not intended as a guarantee for not becoming sick! We make NO health claims. You are responsible for doing your own research beyond what is provided here.

5 BASICS: CLICK ON BLUE LINKS

  • Box of masks
  • Ionic silver We use this instead of antibiotics.

  • Spice Traders a blend of several essential oils used anciently to ward off the plague and provide a protective “barrier”
  • Oregano Oil has many anti-viral, anti-bacterial uses. The Cure is in the Cupboard is a book all about how to use Oregano.

  • Vitamin D3 to help protect against contracting the flu symptoms

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“Additions to the "Top 5"

After you’ve got the five basics, expand your swine flu pandemic kit to include some of these other things. These are the next additions you could make to your H1N1 Swine Flu Kit:

  • Vitamin C Ascorbate provides a protective coating around the cell and strengthens the cell wall.

  • Anti-Plague (Recipe of original Dr. Christopher Formula)- Garlic-based formula with anti-viral, anti-bacterial properties
  • Bird Flu Homeopathic
  • Defense formula this helps your immune system to work with your body instead of against it.
  • Yarrow Herbal Tea helps manage fevers
  • Sani Shine This hand sanitizer is non-toxic, contains NO alcohol, and includes aloe vera, glycerin and Ionic Silver-300 ppm
  • Super Yeast is an excellent all around yeast supplement to take daily. It builds the immune system.
  • Zinc Throat Lozenges help with symptoms and create an unfriendly environment for viruses.

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Note: These statements have not been reviewed by the Food & Drug Administration. These products are not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.

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