Hancock Public Health Offers Tips On Cleaning Out Flood Damage


07/17/17 – 4:32 P.M.

The flood may be over but the recovery isn’t and Hancock Public Health wants to remind you that there is still some danger. Health Commissioner Karim Baroudi said you don’t know what could be in the water.

Karim Baroudi

He added that you will want to wash everything and make sure to disinfect. He said you can do so with a mixture of 1 cup of bleach to 5 gallons of water. Any food that isn’t airtight and can’t be washed should be thrown away.

He added that you want to try and avoid coming into contact with the flood water as much as possible. You can find more tips and advice on their Facebook page.