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Snow and Ice

ALWAYS CALL 911 if you are in immediate danger and need emergency help.

Learn ways you can do to reduce risks indoors and outdoors during severe snow or ice, or cold.

Around your home:

Generator safety.  People get sick or die each year from carbon monoxide or "CO" poisoning due to unsafe use of generators or combustion appliances:

Prevent mold. If you have burst pipes and wet walls and carpet, learn how to prevent mold in your home during cleanup. Mold can cause or worsen health problems such as asthma or allergies in sensitive individuals. Listen to a mold podcast.

De-icers. You can try de-icers that are safer for people, pets, and the environment. Search SaferChoice for deicer products for use around the home.

Burnwise for safer fires. Whether you use a fireplace or a wood stove, learn before you burn. Burn the right wood, the right way, in the right appliance.

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