SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FDA reminds consumers to take precautions for storing water and ensuring the safety of their food and medical supplies for themselves and their pets during and after this week's expected hurricane-related rain, possible flooding and power outages.
The agency also reminds consumers that it is important to have a plan in place for emergency medication and medical supplies for both people and animals. This is especially true for those with health concerns, particularly if the power goes out.
In general, FDA encourages consumers to:
Drugs Exposed to Water
Insulin Storage and Switching Between Products in an Emergency
Vaccines, Blood, Biologics
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For more hurricane preparedness information: Hurricanes
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