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	BEAT THE HEAT: Extreme Heat - Heat Related deaths are preventable

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graphic Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning Prevention
When power outages occur after severe weather (such as winter storms, hurricanes or tornadoes), using alternative sources of power can cause carbon monoxide (CO) to build up in a home and poison the people and animals inside.

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