|Return home only when authorities indicate it is safe.
|Stay out of any building if it is surrounded by floodwaters.
|Use extreme caution when entering buildings; there may be hidden damage, particularly in foundations.
|Service damaged septic tanks, cesspools, pits, and leaching systems as soon as possible. Damaged sewage systems are serious health hazards.
|Clean and disinfect everything that got wet. Mud left from floodwater can contain sewage and chemicals.
|If you are burned, call 1-1-9 ; cool and cover burns to reduce chance of further injury or infection.