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CDC Emergency 15h
Learn, use, & teach others to for disasters. Learn how to clean & sanitize food surfaces, such as countertops & plates, that may have touched floodwater to help prevent the spread of illness & disease. More:
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CDC Emergency 22h
After the storm: Here are 3 post- poisoning threats you should know about & for to :
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CDC Emerging Infections 23h
Lack of clean, safe water allows diseases like cholera and typhoid to spread. Learn more:
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CDC Emergency Mar 22
Flooding & power outages can affect food safety. Eating something contaminated by floodwater, for example, can cause diarrheal disease. When in doubt, throw out any food that may not be safe to eat. Learn more:
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CDC Emergency Mar 21
Keep all prescription & over-the-counter medicines & vitamins & out of reach & sight of children & pets—this includes your supply. Learn more:
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CDC Environment Mar 21
Discard food that may have been exposed to ; perishable foods that have not been properly refrigerated; and those with an unusual odor, color, or texture. When in doubt, throw it out! Get more food facts here:
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Readygov Mar 21
Tornadoes can happen any time of year but are most common in the spring and summer. Now is the time to make a plan for where you'll shelter if a tornado warning is issued. Have a plan for all members of your family at home, work, and school.
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CDC Emergency Mar 20
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a silent killer. You can’t see it, smell it, or taste it; yet, there it is any time you burn a fossil fuel in, for example, a generator. Here are 3 ways you can prevent after a :
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CDC Mar 19
Learn how CDC responder, Vance, worked to find a suspected contact of an Ebola patient who had crossed the border into Uganda.
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CDC Emergency Mar 19
Flooding & power outages can affect food safety. Eating or drinking something contaminated by floodwater, for example, can cause diarrheal disease. When in doubt, throw out any food that may not be safe to eat. Learn more:
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CDC Emergency Mar 19
Effective handwashing is a that is easy to learn, teach to others, & practice every day to for a disaster or other . Learn more:
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CDC Environment Mar 19
contain many things that can be harmful such as down powered lines, wild or stray animals, and debris. If you must enter floodwater, wear rubber boots, gloves, and goggles.
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CDC Emergency Mar 19
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a silent killer. You can’t see it, smell it, or taste it; yet, there it is any time you burn gasoline, natural gas, charcoal, or kerosene. Here are 3 ways you can prevent after a :
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Disaster Distress Mar 19
Feeling anxious, isolated, or overwhelmed are all common reactions among survivors & responders before, during, and after a . You're not alone: the national (call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746) offers 24/7 emotional support
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CDC Flu Mar 19
H3N2 viruses, which usually cause more severe illness in people 65+, are now most common in the US. Seek medical advice early if you are 65+ and develop flu symptoms: .
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CDC Emergency Mar 18
Here are 3 types of post- poisoning threats that you should be aware of, & 3 ways to for each:
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CDC Emerging Infections Mar 18
CDC responds to : CDC responder, Vance, senior technical advisor to Uganda’s Ministry of Health, works with international partners to build capacity to prevent, detect, and quickly respond should a case of Ebola cross the border into Uganda.
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CDC Environment Mar 18
CDC WEB FEATURE: wants you to take these important steps to reduce the harm caused by . Visit to learn more.
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CDC Emergency Mar 17
Effective handwashing is a that is easy to learn, teach to others, & practice every day to for a disaster or other . Here are 3 reasons why washing your hands matters:
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