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UF/IFAS Extension helps Florida homeowners test well water after hurricane

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September 28, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida IFAS Extension has teamed up with Virginia Tech to offer free bacteria testing for well users affected by Hurricane Irma. So far, five counties—Lee, Pasco, Marion, Sarasota and Clay—are participating. UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Contaminated, Extension, Extension Sarasota County, News, Testing, UF-IFAS, Water, Well

Mold Cleanup Post Hurricane

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September 25, 2017

Whether your home was flooded or your home had a leaky roof, mold can grow from water damage in your house. By not attending to it quickly, it can spread, and will not only make cleanup more daunting, but can continue to negatively impact your ... READ MORE

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UF expert offers tips on tending to mental health after a hurricane

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September 19, 2017

  GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- While residents are cleaning up after Hurricane Irma, and many are still without electricity and clean water, it is not unexpected that some are starting to show symptoms of stress. Heidi Radunovich, a psychologist ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Featured Hot Topic, Hurricane Irma, IFAS, Mental Health, News, Stress, Support
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UF expert: Protect your family from foodborne illness during hurricane season

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September 19, 2017

  by Tom Nordlie GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Protect your family from foodborne illness during hurricane season by following research-based guidelines and common sense, urges a University of Florida food safety expert. As part of Hurricane ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Featured Hot Topic, Hurricane Irma, IFAS, News
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Irma is gone, now what? UF experts offer help with safety, insurance

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September 14, 2017

  GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Now that Hurricane Irma has wreaked havoc and destruction, residents may be wondering what to do first. Angela Lindsey, the UF/IFAS Extension representative for the Extension Disaster Education Network, offers ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: CALS, Center For Agriculture, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, IFAS, Insurance, News

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