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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Cleanup

Preventing Mold After a Disaster

  • Never mix bleach and ammonia to clean; the fumes can kill. More info from CDC 800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/bws.
  • See/smell mold? Clean with 1 cup household bleach per 1 gal. water. More info from CDC 800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/bfy.

Prescription Drugs

Drugs Exposed to Water

  • Check all drugs. Discard any that may have been contaminated by unsafe water.  More info from CDC 800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/jvZ.
  • You can use lifesaving drugs stored clean and safe if they look normal and dry.  Call 1-800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/jvZ.

Drug and Supplement Lists

  • To help care providers, keep a list of drugs and dietary supplements with you. More info from CDC 800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/jvZ.

Lifesaving Drugs

  • Replace all lifesaving drugs that may have been damaged, as soon as possible. Call 1-800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/jvZ.

Staying Safe After a Storm

Staying Safe Around Buildings Damaged After a Disaster

  • Don’t enter damaged buildings until inspectors say it’s safe. More info from CDC 800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/bff
  • Leave damaged buildings immediately if you hear unusual noises. More info from CDC 800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/bff

Keeping Children Safe From Drowning in Flooded Areas

  • Prevent child drownings. Keep kids from playing in or around flood water. More info from CDC 800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/bGa

Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning During a Power Outage

  • Don't use generators/grills in or next to home. Fumes can kill. More info from CDC 800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/bfv.
  • Don't heat home with gas oven. Keep generators/grills outside. Fumes can kill. More info from CDC 800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/bfv
  • Keep generators 25 ft outside door/window. Don't grill inside. Fumes can kill. More info from CDC 800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/bfv

Proper Use of Candles During a Power Outage

  • If you must use candles, use safe holders far from burnable things. More info from CDC 800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/bfv

Driving Through Water After a Disaster

  • Don’t drive through floodwater, it can be deeper than you think. More info from CDC 800-232-4636 or http://go.usa.gov/bGc.

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