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Posted on: September 12, 2018

CDC Hurricane Information

As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast, CDC would like to make you aware of some health communication resources that are available.

CDC Hurricanes and Other Tropical Storms website<https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/index.html> has information to help the public protect themselves from threats before, during, and after the hurricane: Unsafe food and water, drowning and floodwater safety, carbon monoxide poisoning, downed power lines, mold, and other health risks. CDC has also developed a guide for preparedness and safety messaging for hurricanes<https://www.cdc.gov/phpr/readiness/00_docs/CDC_Hurricanes_PreparednessSafetyMessaging_June2018_508.pdf> and similar disasters.

Food and Water Safety Websites

* Keep Food and Water Safe After a Disaster or Emergency<https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/foodwater/facts.html>
* Emergency Water Supply Preparation<https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/emergency/drinking/emergency-water-supply-preparation.html>
* Drinking Water Advisory Toolbox<https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/emergency/dwa-comm-toolbox/index.html>
* Factsheets on what to do during water-related emergencies<https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/emergency/factsheets.html>

Social Media

* Follow CDC Emergency on Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/cdcemergency> and Twitter<https://twitter.com/cdcemergency>
* Follow Foodsafety.gov on Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/FoodSafety.gov/> and Twitter<https://twitter.com/foodsafetygov>

Sincerely,
CDC's Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases


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