Personal Hygiene During and After a Flood, March 18, 2019

(2019) Personal Hygiene During and After a Flood, March 18, 2019. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Basic personal hygiene is very important during an emergency period, especially in high-risk situations like a flooded area. There are safe ways to maintain personal hygiene in a flood situation to prevent the spread of germs and illnesses. Proper hand washing, bathing, clothes washing, dental hygiene, and wound care treatment will keep all people involved in flood cleanup safe and healthy.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Flood, Public Health, personal hygiene, hand washing
Subjects: Health and medicine > Healthcare > Hygiene and personal cleanliness
Health and medicine > Public health
Health and medicine > Public health > Environmental health
Natural Disasters > Flood
ID Code: 32992
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 09 Jul 2020 16:10
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2020 16:10
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/32992