Use only bottled or boiled water for drinking and cooking.

Rinse fruits and vegetables thoroughly with bottled or boiled water.

Do not drink water from springs, wells, or boreholes in flooded areas.

Do not use food products soaked in flood waters; if possible, store food in places inaccessible to rodents and flood water.

Wash your hands with soap before cooking and eating, and after using the toilet.

Disinfect all rooms after the flood with appropriate solutions.

Use protective equipment (rubber boots, rubber gloves, and safety glasses) if you must stay in flood waters.

Avoid contact with animals and their carcasses; do not touch them with your hands.

Report immediately to a medical professional if you show signs of infectious diseases (such as fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat, or rash).