Power Outages

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Abstract:

This twelve-page handout educates people about what to do in the event of a power outage. It contains background information about electrical power outages due to weather events, accidents, or rolling blackouts, and provides brief guidance for persons with medical equipment requiring electrical power. It lists supplies people should have in preparation for loss of power, outlines what people should do during a power outage, and discusses ways to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) build-up and poisoning, and practice food and water safety. The document identifies signs and symptoms of both heat stroke and hypothermia, and provides guidelines for their treatment and prevention.

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Author(s):
Health Information Translations
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Resource Creation Date:
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
2/1/2013
Record Last Updated:
7/20/2018

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