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Safe Food



This is an important message from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. After a severe storm or natural disaster, it is important to be sure your food is safe. Wash your hands, dishes and utensils used for preparing and serving food, with water from a safe source. To learn more, call CDC at 800-CDC-INFO.

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Infographic: Be Ready! Hurricanes Ready: Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed. Social Media at CDC Emergency