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97.5 Y- Country Medical Minute – Vehicle Winter Survival Kit

 

97.5 Y-Country Medical Minute – Vehicle Winter Survival Kit

Aired: 11.19.2018

Even though the official start of winter isn’t until December, winter has made an early appearance here in Michigan.  It’s never too early to prepare your vehicle winter survival kit.   In an emergency, it could save your life and the lives of your passengers.  This week’s Y-Country Medical Minute quickly discusses helpful hints on what to include in your vehicle winter survival kit.

  • Extra hat, socks, mittens, and boots
  • Blanket or sleeping bag
  • Hand and foot warmers
  • Water
  • Necessary medications
  • Snack food including energy bars, raisins, and mini candy bars
  • A shovel
  • Windshield scraper and small broom
  • Road salt, sand, or cat litter for traction
  • Emergency flares and reflectors
  • Booster cables
  • First aid kit with a pocket knife
  • Matches and small candles
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Battery powered radio
  • Cell phone adapter to plug into lighter
  • Battery operated cell phone charger

Y-Country Medical Minute

Tune in to the Y-Country Medical Minute brought to you by Cassopolis Family Clinic Network every Monday morning at 8:40 on 97.5 Y Country, during the Matt Malone Morning Show.