Hurricane Florence

2018 | September 12 – 28, 2018

CDC activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to coordinate 24/7 activities for public health needs before, during, and after Hurricane Florence.

Staff provided general and medical shelter surveillance for infectious disease outbreaks; public health messages and risk communication; water, sanitation, and safety evaluations for food/water; mold prevention and treatment; industrial contamination (HAZMAT) mitigation/abatement; and vector control/management from standing water.