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Prepare a Flu Survival Kit:
Drink Recipe for 1 Gallon Rehydration Solution:
1 gallon clean water (4 quarts or 16 cups)
3/4 cup sugar (12 tablespoons)
1 teaspoon table salt
For 1 quart recipe, use 1 quart water, 3 tablespoons sugar, 1/4 tsp salt.
To help prevent dehydration in people sick with flu, encourage adults to drink 2-3 quarts, small children 1 quart per day.
Store easy-to-fix food for an extended stay at home
Examples of Food Items to Store (rotate to maintain freshness!)
Provided by: Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support (information in this handout compiled from: Center for Disease Control; “Preparing for the Coming Influenza Pandemic” by Grattan Woodson, M.D.; the World Health Organization (WHO); and Minnesota Department of Health)