Rodent Control After a Disaster



This is an important message from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. After a natural disaster, surviving rodents such as rats and mice move to new areas in search of food, water, and shelter. Rats and mice can spread disease, contaminate food, and destroy property. Keep food sealed in containers with tight fitting lids. Keep food, water, and items rodents can hide in away from them. To learn more, call 1-800-CDC-INFO.

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