Evacuating the Area of a Hurricane
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
This is an important message from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. If a hurricane warning is issued for your area, or authorities tell you to evacuate, take only essential items. If you have time, turn off gas, electricity, and water and disconnect appliances. Make sure your automobile's emergency kit is ready. Be sure to take prescription drugs with you. Follow the designated evacuation routes and expect heavy traffic. To learn more, contact your local emergency management authorities.
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- Page last reviewed: June 22, 2012
- Page last updated: June 22, 2012
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