Health Risks After a Flood: Tips on How to Protect Your Family
This three-page fact sheet educates people about health risks after a storm. It outlines prevention of food-borne disease, water-borne illness, heat exhaustion and carbon monoxide poisoning, fire hazards, and mosquito-borne illness. It discusses post-flood clean up, clearing standing water, and eliminating mosquito breeding sites. Links for more information are provided.
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.