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Single-load laundry packets could be harmful to kids
STILLWATER, Okla. – The new single-load detergent packets populating store shelves might make doing laundry quicker and easier, but if young children happen to get ahold of one of the packets, it could make them sick.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Holiday toy safety
STILLWATER, Okla. – Sharp edges and points, cords and strings, small parts and flying objects. None of these is most likely top of mind when you are scouring stores and the Internet trying to fulfill your kids’ holiday wish lists.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Prepare now for emergencies
STILLWATER, Okla. – It is the kind of task that often falls to the bottom of the priority list, but preparing ahead of a possible emergency or disaster reduces the risk of harm to you and your family.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Starting to recover from a flood
STILLWATER, Okla. – Dealing with the aftermath of a flood can be overwhelming. No matter where you decide to start the cleaning up, it is important to keep safety in mind.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Preventing and cleaning mold and mildew after a storm
STILLWATER, Okla. – Cleaning up after a flood can be a big job, but one of the first priorities should be taking steps to prevent mold and mildew in your home.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Cleaning carpets, rugs and floors after a flood
STILLWATER, Okla. – One of the most challenging parts of cleaning up after a flood is drying the flooring, especially if it was contaminated by mud.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Cleaning dishes and kitchen surfaces after a disaster
STILLWATER, Okla. – Depending on the source, floodwaters could contain anything from germs, debris, toxic chemicals or hazardous materials to pesticides, gasoline or other household chemicals. That is why in the aftermath of a flood, kitchen equipment and surfaces require special attention.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Safely using generators is key to reaping their benefits
STILLWATER, Okla. – Some Oklahomans could be using generators in their recovery efforts after early spring severe storms and flooding. But, generators also can be hazardous to your health if used improperly.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Dealing with a flooded well after a storm
STILLWATER, Okla. – Access to clean, safe water for drinking, cooking and personal hygiene is one of the primary concerns immediately following a flood. For Oklahomans who rely on private wells for their water supply, this means taking precautions to ensure the well is structurally sound and the water is not contaminated.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Make sure your drinking water is safe in midst of disaster
STILLWATER, Okla. – In the wake of recent severe storms and flooding in parts of Oklahoma, finding a safe water supply is a priority.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu

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