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Cleaning Household Utensils and Metals


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Cleaning, & sterilizing dishes and cooking utensils: Before using any dishes, pots, pans or cooking utensils that were in contact with flood water, wash and sterilize ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Disaster Recovery, Disasters, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Extension

Steps to Salvage All-Metal Cans and Retort Pouches


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Wakulla County FCS/EFNEP Agent Undamaged, commercially prepared foods in all-metal cans and retort pouches (for example, flexible, shelf-stable juice or seafood pouches) can be saved if you do the following: • ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Disaster, Disaster Recovery, Emergencies, Emergency Management, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, General Information, Natural Disaster, Safety, Shelley Swenson, Tropical Storm, Wakulla County Extension, Weather Emergencies

Safety of Food in Containers Exposed to Flood Waters


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent A Consumers Guide to Safety of Food in Containers Exposed to Flood Waters HOW TO DETERMINE WHAT FOOD TO KEEP OR DISCARD • Do not eat any food that may have come into ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Recovery, Emergencies, Emergency Management, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Food Safety, FYCS, General Information, Les Harrison, Natural Disaster, Safety, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Extension, Weather Emergencies

Steps to Follow During and After a Weather Emergency


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Steps to Follow During and After A Weather Emergency: Never taste a food to determine its safety! Keep the refrigerator and freezer doors closed as much as possible to ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Recovery, Emergency Management, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, General Information, Hurricane Preparedness, Les Harrison, Natural Disaster, Safety, Shelley Swenson, Tropical Storm, Wakulla County Extension, Weather Emergencies

Hurricane Preparedness for Boaters

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August 23, 2012

http://youtu.be/AHLsGp8W7hQ http://youtu.be/Rdl6VCPmnME Click on slides below - they are hyper-linked to relevant resources you can to help you prepare your boat for a hurricane. Here's are additional informational links for boat owners. http://www.boatus.com/hurricanes/HurricaneWarning.pdf ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Boating, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Isaac, Hurricane Prep, Hurricane Preparedness For Boat, Knots

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