Tips Stay Safe, Healthy, And Don’t Get Scammed After A Flood how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally WWJ Newsradio 950

According to the national weather service, approximately 3.5 of rain fell in seven hours between tuesday night how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally and wednesday morning in the detroit area. And while the waters have began receding in many neighborhoods, some danger remains with a lot of cleanup to do.

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“restaurants and other food-based businesses should be following their emergency action plans to how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally help protect the safety of their employees, customers and businesses,” said gary mcdowell, director of the michigan department of agriculture and rural development. “MDARD’s food inspectors are in those counties working with local how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally health departments to ensure all potentially-contaminated food is discarded and properly disposed of. By working together, we can ensure the safety of the food supply in how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally the flood zones.”

• listen to, and follow, public announcements. Local authorities will tell you if public water is safe how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally to drink or to use for cooking or bathing. If the water is not safe to use, follow local instructions to use bottled water or to boil how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally or disinfect water for cooking, cleaning, or bathing.

• consider well water safety. If flooding occurs around your water well, your drinking water may become contaminated. When flood waters rise over the top of the well, contaminants can enter through the well cap or vent and how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally increase the risk of illness.

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• once the flooding recedes, begin flushing the water system. Hook a hose up to an outside faucet or a how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally faucet near the water storage tank and flush the water how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally for at least two hours after the water clears up. If a large volume of water entered the well, several hours of pumping may be needed. Once the water is clear at the storage tank, flush the home distribution piping.

• if under a boil water advisory, correctly boil or disinfect water. Hold water at a rolling boil for one minute to how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally kill bacteria. If you can’t boil water, add 1/8 teaspoon (approximately 0.75 ml) of newly purchased, unscented liquid household bleach per gallon of water. Stir the water well, and let it stand for 30 minutes before you use how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally it. You can use water-purifying tablets instead of boiling water or using bleach. For infants, use only pre-prepared canned baby formula. Do not use powdered formulas prepared with treated water. Clean children’s toys that have come in contact with water. Use a solution of one cup of bleach in five how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally gallons of water to clean the toys. Let toys air dry after cleaning.

• prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas produced by many types of equipment and is how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally poisonous to breathe. Don’t use a generator, pressure washer, charcoal grill, camp stove or other gasoline- or charcoal-burning device inside your home, basement or garage or near a window, door or vent. Don’t run a car or truck inside a garage attached how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally to your house, even if you leave the door open. Don’t heat your house with a gas oven. If your carbon monoxide detector sounds, leave your home immediately and call 911. Seek prompt medical attention if you suspect carbon monoxide poisoning how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally and are feeling dizzy, light-headed or nauseated.

• avoid floodwater. Follow all warnings about water on roadways. Do not drive vehicles or heavy equipment through water. If you have to work in or near floodwater, wear a life jacket. If you are caught in an area where floodwater is how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally rising, wear a life jacket or use some other type of how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally flotation device.

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• beware of hazardous materials. Wear protective clothing and gear (for example, a respirator if needed) when handling hazardous materials. Wash skin that may have come in contact with hazardous how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally chemicals. Contact local authorities if you are not sure about how how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally to handle or get rid of hazardous materials.

• clean up and prevent mold growth. Clean up and dry out the building quickly (within 24 to 48 hours). Open doors and windows. Use fans to dry out the building. To PREVENT mold growth, clean wet items and surfaces with detergent and water. To REMOVE mold growth, wear rubber gloves, open windows and doors and clean with a bleach solution how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally of one cup of bleach in one gallon of water. Throw away porous items (for example, carpet and upholstered furniture) that cannot be dried quickly. Fix any leaks in roofs, walls or plumbing.

• pace yourself and get support. Be alert to physical and emotional exhaustion or strain. Set priorities for cleanup tasks and pace the work. Try not to work alone. Don’t get exhausted. Ask your family members, friends or professionals for support. If needed, seek professional help.

• treat wounds. Clean out all open wounds and cuts with soap and how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally clean water. Apply an antibiotic ointment. Contact a doctor to find out whether more treatment is how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally needed (such as a tetanus shot). If a wound gets red, swells or drains, seek immediate medical attention.

• be aware that a pet’s behavior may change before, during and even after a disaster. Familiar scents and landmarks may be altered, and your pet may become confused and lost. In the first few days after the disaster, leash your pets when they go outside. Always maintain close contact. Reintroduce food in small servings, gradually working up to full portions, especially if animals have been without food for a prolonged how to get rid of acne scars fast naturally period.

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