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National Preparedness Month

Protect Your Indoor Air Quality

Every September, we are reminded to prepare for emergencies. This year, the National Preparedness Month theme is preparing older adults for disasters. Keep reading for tips to keep everyone, including older adults, safer during emergencies by protecting indoor air quality.

Wildfires: Create a Clean Room to Protect from Wildfire Smoke

A clean room can help protect those at greater risk from the effects of wildfire smoke, including children, older adults, and people with heart disease or breathing problems. Learn more about how to create a clean room in your home to make sure you have everything you need before smoke arrives.

how to create a clean room

TIP: Use a portable air cleaner that is the right size for the room. Choose one that does not produce ozone. If portable air cleaners are not available or affordable, learn how to make your own DIY air cleaner.

Learn more about what you can do now to protect your family from wildfire smoke.

Floods: Be Prepared for Safe Cleanup

If you live in an area where flood risk is high, learn how to clean your home after a flood to protect your family’s health. Older adults, children and people with existing health conditions should not help with cleanup.

TIP: Plan ahead by adding the following items to your preparedness supplies – these may be hard to find immediately after a disaster:

N-95 respirators.

Goggles.

Long pants.

Long-sleeve shirts.

Gloves.

Check out EPA’s Flooded Homes website for step-by-step guidance and videos for safely cleaning up your home and recovering from a flood.

personal protective equipment to wear during flood cleanup

Extreme Heat and Power Outages: Know How to Stay Cool

Extreme heat can be especially dangerous for older adults and children. Learn how to stay cool so you’re ready the next time extreme heat affects your area.

TIPS:

Use ventilation and shading strategies to help control indoor temperatures.

Use air conditioners or spend time in air-conditioned locations such as designated cooling zones, malls and libraries.

Use portable electric fans to exhaust hot air from rooms or draw in cooler air. Do not direct fans toward yourself when the room temperature is hotter than 90°F.

Before you lose power, learn how to safely use a portable generator to avoid exposure to carbon monoxide and other harmful chemicals. Always keep generators at least 20 feet away from any homes or air intakes, and make sure your home is equipped with one or more functioning carbon monoxide alarms, as carbon monoxide poisoning can be fatal.

To safely use a fuel-powered portable generator, place it 20 feet from all homes.

TIP: If you need to provide emergency power, NEVER use portable generators indoors! Place them outside and at least 20 feet from buildings.

Consider preparing a family emergency supply kit that includes some essentials that you may need when disaster strikes.

Ready.gov - Build a Kit

American Red Cross - Survival Kit Supplies

Learn more about Indoor Air Quality

Subscribe to updates from EPA Indoor Environments Division

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USEPAIAQ/bulletins/36fdca7

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Here in Georgia our governor and his California commie cronies are stealing our local water, destroying the last free flowing rivers and threatening our local aquifers that most of the residents rely on for drinking water.

Why? All to support the Electric vehicle industry that the government is forcing on all of us.

Lithium, cobalt and a host of other dangerous “forever” toxins will be trucked and hauled over failing rail lines to a pristine rural farming community.

We are one spill away from aquifer destruction forever...

But never fear, our governor is going to pump the Apalachee River dry to supply Rivian with our precious water.

Of course Meta needs a lot of that water also to cool the massive data farms and AI centers next to the Rivian plant.

It’s disgusting, immoral and illegal.

But hey, the government doesn’t have to obey silly things like local zoning laws...

And when the State EPD reports to the governor?

Well, then environmental concerns magically melt away...

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This is so disgusting. There is no excuse for any town in the US to ever have water and air problems. This truly sucks.

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Sep 13, 2023·edited Sep 13, 2023

TELL MY MOM & KIDS + OTHERS CELEBRATE ALL KIDS LIVES & PREVENT KIDS CANCER & THEN....

INSPIRATION & MOTIVATION YOUTUBE VIDEO & LETS WORK TOGETHER TO GET KIDS ALL BETTER

EARTH WIND & FIRE DANCING CARES AWAY & LOOKING FORWARD TO BETTER HEALTH TODAY 2!

DANCING THE DAYS AWAY.... https://youtu.be/Gs069dndIYk?si=77UAMzqN8r3JYkDx

Meanwhile; no human is an island or alone on their own; No Body or BLDG is immune to devastating consequences by toxic life-altering contaminates & all our exposures are cumulative & detrimental.

ALL OF US NEED 2 ALWAYS WAYS PUT KIDS LIVES FRIST TO PREVENT; PROTECT & SAVE ALL KIDS 2.

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Thanks so much Erin & Suzanne! WE/Me need to know about our water systems & do or die issues.

MEANS MORE THAN YOU KNOW....

FYI SEPTEMBER IS ALSO NATIONAL PREPAREDSNESS MONTH & EVEN THOUGH WE ARENT REALLY PREPARED FOR ALL THIS CHOAS & CRISIS HAPPENING ALL OVER THR USA & WORLD = HOPE

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