What to Do If Flood Waters Impacted Your Home

With all the recent rainstorms California is receiving, Tulare County Public Health and Environmental Health offer guidance and information for your health and safety.

For homes with water intrusion, be aware that flood water may contain sewage and other containments. Flood waters and standing waters pose various risks, including infectious diseases, chemical hazards, and injuries. For areas affected by power outages due to flooding, residents should throw away any and all spoiled food, including food in freezers which may have thawed and re-frozen.

An extensive list of safety measures has been provided by officials on resident’s doors in flood impacted areas. For further information on safety measures in returning home, please visit: https://tularecountyeh.org/eh/public-information/flood-guidance/

[Source: Tulare County HHSA]