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Have you lost power? Unopened, full freezers will keep food safe for 48 hours during power outage; 24 hours if half-full. Learn more food safety tips for power outages: bit.ly/3tvY8T0 #HurricaneIan
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New CDC technical report summarizes data gathered during #monkeypox response & projects how outbreak may continue to evolve, including info on demographic data on monkeypox cases reported to CDC through 9/23/22, & time-related trends in monkeypox cases. bit.ly/3yd9Y82
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Is your community under a boil water advisory? Use bottled water or boil tap water for 1 minute to prepare food, drinks, or ice and for dishwashing and hygiene, such as brushing teeth and bathing. bit.ly/2RxMW6a
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If you come in contact with floodwater, wash your skin with soap & clean water as soon as possible. If you get sick after contact with floodwater or you get injured in floodwater, seek medical attention. Let the doctor know you were exposed to floodwater. bit.ly/311n85A
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3 tips to help you clean up safely after a storm: ✅ Wear safety gear, including goggles, gloves, & boots. ✅ Ask for help. Work in teams to move heavy or bulky objects. ✅ Stay cool & hydrated to prevent heat-related illness. More: ow.ly/THva50KvAXf. #PrepYourHealth #Ian
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Be prepared to clean up your home after a storm. #PrepYourHealth with ✅ safety gear, including goggles & rubber boots. ✅ bottled water. Listen to local authorities to know if there is a water advisory. ✅ first aid supplies to treat injuries. More: ow.ly/HKlN50KY2l5 #Ian
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Parents: CDC has resources that can help you and your family cope after a natural disaster. For resources and more information visit bit.ly/3vPfZqi #Ian
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Returning to a flooded home? Check for #mold and learn how to safely clean up after a disaster. bit.ly/2daayXT #Ian #Fiona
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Are you in an area affected by flooding? The initial damage caused by a flood is not the only risk. Floodwaters can contain objects, chemicals, sewage, and bacteria. Learn more about staying safe: bit.ly/3kq3UkV. #Ian
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3 tips to help you clean up safely after a storm: ✅ Wear safety gear, including goggles, gloves, & boots. ✅ Ask for help. Work in teams to move heavy or bulky objects. ✅ Stay cool & hydrated to prevent heat-related illness. More: ow.ly/THva50KvAXf. #PrepYourHealth #Ian
Be prepared to clean up your home after a storm. #PrepYourHealth with ✅ safety gear, including goggles & rubber boots. ✅ bottled water. Listen to local authorities to know if there is a water advisory. ✅ first aid supplies to treat injuries. More: ow.ly/HKlN50KY2l5 #Ian
Wear rubber boots, rubber gloves, and goggles during cleanup of flooded areas. Learn more about what to wear during disaster clean up. bit.ly/2khYIEQ #Ian
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If you or your partner has #monkeypox, the best way to protect yourself and others is to avoid skin-to-skin contact, which includes sex, kissing, or touching each other’s bodies when sick. Learn how else to lower to risk during sex: bit.ly/3wRoT7n.
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It's very important to take care of your mental health. Visit CDC’s website to read about the steps you can take to cope after a natural disaster. Learn more at bit.ly/3aClEsG #Ian
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Gasoline exposure can cause serious illness, such as coughing or vomiting, and can lead to death. DO NOT siphon gasoline by mouth to fuel your generator. bit.ly/3SzMAtB #Ian
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CDC recently expanded eligibility for monkeypox vaccination. If you’re eligible for a monkeypox vaccine, make an appointment to get vaccinated, and make sure to receive both doses of the vaccine. Learn more: bit.ly/3E5ycoz.
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An emergency can happen at any time and often without warning. Preparing for emergencies can be a family activity! Involve your little ones with these Ready Wrigley preparedness checklists: bit.ly/2C0GRHS
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People living with chronic disease are more severely affected during emergencies. Tap the link for tips on managing your chronic diseases during these tough times: bit.ly/ChronicDisaste… #PrepYourHealth
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New info from CDC Health Alert Network: #HCPs, see clinical guidance for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning if seeing patients from areas affected by Hurricanes Fiona or Ian. Read full alert: bit.ly/3Eaf9cT
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Carbon monoxide poisoning from improper generator usage can be deadly. Use your portable generator safely by remembering the 20-20-20 rule: ✔️ 20 feet away from your home ✔️ 20 minutes of cool down before refueling ✔️ 20 dollars for a carbon monoxide alarm
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Do you know what you can do to help children cope with a natural disaster? Visit our website and follow the tips to reduce stress caused by natural disasters. Learn more at bit.ly/3S7nDoT
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Discard items that cannot be disinfected following a #flood (mattresses, carpeting, and most paper products). bit.ly/2JHYkLI #Ian
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Have you lost power? Unopened, full freezers will keep food safe for 48 hours during power outage; 24 hours if half-full. Learn more food safety tips for power outages: bit.ly/3tvY8T0 #HurricaneIan
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Parents, teachers, & guardians: Download “Coping After a Disaster” at ow.ly/kZGT50KY2vS. Use this #ReadyWrigley resource to help children talk about their feelings after a disaster & learn positive ways to express their emotions. #PrepYourHealth #Ian
Here’s important info on safe clean up, chemical hazards, and more when returning home after a #flood: bit.ly/34Oukor #Ian
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Not all children respond in the same ways to an emergency. How a child reacts can vary according to their age, past experiences, & how they typically cope with stress. Parents: Learn how you can help children cope with a disaster: ow.ly/t7Mb50KY2qq. #PrepYourHealth #Ian
If you evacuated because of #Ian, keep in mind that flooding is still happening in many locations. Roads may be blocked and power is still being restored.
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During a disaster, it’s critical to avoid spreading false information. We launched a "Common Disaster-Related Rumors" page to help protect survivors of #Ian & ensure you have correct information to help with recovery. ➡️ fema.gov/disaster/recov…
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Images & videos of people swimming & playing in #Ian floodwaters have circulated via news media & internet platforms. ⚠️ Flood water is dangerous. Whenever possible, avoid contact with it for yours & your loved ones' safety. Hazards are easily hidden & not always in plain sight.
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Prevent #COpoisoning. If the power is out, DON’T run a generator or any gas-powered engine inside! Use generators outside in a dry area, at least 20 feet away from any window, door, or vent. bit.ly/2pobEI0 #PrepYourHealth #Ian
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#PrepYourHealth to clean up when you can return to your home. #BeReady with ✅ safety gear, including googles & rubber boots. ✅ bottled water. Listen to local authorities to know if there is a water advisory. ✅ first aid supplies to treat injuries. ow.ly/HKlN50KY2l5 #Ian
Be aware of yours and others’ risk for heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat cramps and fainting. If it’s hot, move to a cooler place, take sips of clean water, and take cool showers if authorities say the water is safe for bathing. For more tips, visit bit.ly/2SBrtgj
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As you begin your clean-up efforts from #HurricaneIan, be sure to sort your debris in the 6 piles shown below in an effort to expedite the removal process. Remember: never place debris near other trees, structures or downed powerlines - this makes removal difficult. ⬇️
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El nacional @distressline (una programa de @samhsagov) ofrece consejeria en Español para los afectados por catástrofe- ¡no está solo! Llame o envíe un mensaje de texto al 1-800-985-5990 y opríma el numero “2” bit.ly/2LgaVpc #HuracánIan #Ian #Florida #Fiona #PuertoRico
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If you're experiencing distress after a #disaster, you're not alone. Call/text the @distressline at 1-800-985-5990 to be connected to a counselor who will listen to you, explore healthy coping tips, & offer referrals to community resources. youtu.be/SzqSEu6t7kY
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Stay safe around floodwaters. The depth of the water is not always obvious & it can contain hidden dangers, such as: 🧱 building materials. 🚽 germs & poop from overflowing sewage. 🐍 displaced animals such as rodents & snakes. Morow.ly/1DMu30kwjh8eO#PrepYourHealthl#IanIX4g
Have you lost power? When in doubt, throw it out. Throw away perishable refrigerated food like meat, seafood, milk, and eggs if the power is out for more than 4 hours. Food will stay safe in refrigerator up to 4 hours if the door stays closed. Learn more: bit.ly/3tvY8T0
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If you think water might be contaminated, don’t use it to wash dishes, brush teeth, wash & prepare food, wash your hands, make ice, or make baby formula. Learn more: bit.ly/2RxMW6a
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LISTERIA OUTBREAK: Do not eat recalled brie or camembert cheeses. These cheeses are sold under many brand names at stores nationwide in the US and Mexico. For a full list of recalled cheeses, see bit.ly/3BX8nVc
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Volunteer responsibly after an emergency. Don't self-deploy to disaster areas. Work with trusted organizations in the affected areas. They know where volunteers are needed. Your help is often needed long after the storm. Learn more: ow.ly/CRKK50KYH19. #PrepYourHealth #Ian
Staying at a disaster shelter for #HurricaneIan? Tell shelter staff immediately if you feel sick when you arrive at the shelter or start to feel sick while sheltering. Learn more: bit.ly/2TrY1XO #Ian
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Florida residents: If #Ian caused damage to your home or belongings, make sure to document it. 📸 Take photos before you begin clean up. 📝 Make a list of damaged or lost items & gather receipts. Doing this helps speed up the process with insurance & other assistance programscR
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Know the symptoms for heat exhaustion and heat stroke and what to do: bit.ly/2sklxsi
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Stay safe during disaster clean up. Wear sturdy shoes or boots, long sleeves, and gloves when handling or walking on or near debris. Find more ways to protect yourself: bit.ly/2khYIEQ #PrepYourHealth #Ian
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The @distressline has information on #hurricane distress risk factors and warning signs, plus resources for coping. You can always #TalkWithUs at 1-800-985-5990. We're here for you. samhsa.gov/hurricanes #Ian #HurricaneIan
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Floodwater can pose a drowning risk. Know how to stay safe around floodwater: 🛑 Don’t drive into flooded areas & standing water. 🛑 Don’t drive around roadblocks. 🛑 Don’t drive over a downed power line. Learn morow.ly/sZrW50FcBX8VS#IanIgbx
After #HurricaneIan, stay out of floodwater. Floodwater can contain many things that can make you sick including germs, dangerous chemicals, human and animal poop, or dead animals. bit.ly/311n85A
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After getting your updated #COVID19 booster, v-safe will send you personalized and confidential text message check-ins. This information helps keep COVID-19 vaccines safe for you and everyone. Learn more about v-safe and sign up if you haven’t already: vsafe.cdc.gov
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Have you lost power? Unopened, full freezers will keep food safe for 48 hours during power outage; 24 hours if half-full. Learn more food safety tips for power outages: bit.ly/3tvY8T0 #HurricaneIan
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Do NOT return to your home after an emergency until local authorities say it is safe. Be careful near damaged buildings when you do. Leave your home if you hear shifting or strange noises. They could mean the building is about to fall. More: ow.ly/79Zl50KWPhv. #Ian
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