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Social Media Messages You Can Use


Always call 911 if you are in immediate danger and need emergency help.

Individuals, community leaders, responders, media, or anyone - copy and paste the messages below into your Facebook, Twitter, email, or other accounts to help inform your users and followers. More on EPA social media.

Topics listed below:

  • Generator safety
  • Flood recovery
  • Hurricane recovery
  • Reporting hazardous spills or contamination
  • Schools, businesses, facilities

 

Topic: Generator safety

Facebook
ALERT: Generator exhaust is toxic and can kill you. ALWAYS run generators outside well away from doors, windows, and vents. Never use a generator inside homes, garages, crawlspaces, sheds, or similar areas. Carbon monoxide (CO) is deadly, can build up quickly, and linger for hours.
Link: http://www.epa.gov/iaq/co.html
Headline: Always run generators outdoors

Twitter
#Generator exhaust is toxic and can kill you. ALWAYS run generators outside away from doors, windows, vents http://1.usa.gov/5pvuu6

 

Topic: Flood recovery

Facebook
Flooding can damage septic systems, contaminate drinking water wells, bring mold, and more. Avoid any contact with flood water or sediment due to threat of contamination. Learn how to keep you, your family, and others safe.
Link: http://www.epa.gov/naturaldisasters/flooding.html#Recover_Flooding
Headline: Recovering After a Flood

Twitter
#Flooding can damage septic systems, contaminate drinking water wells, more. Learn how to keep your family safe. http://go.usa.gov/rQTJ

 

Topic: Hurricane recovery

Facebook
Hurricanes and tropical storms can cause flooding, mold, drinking water contamination, lead paint hazards, and more. Learn to protect your family and the environment during and after a severe storm.
Link: http://www.epa.gov/hurricanes/#recover_hurricane
Headline: Recovering After a Hurricane

Twitter
Learn how you can protect your family and the environment during and after a severe storm or other natural disaster. http://go.usa.gov/rQDz #hurricane

 

Topic: Reporting hazardous spills or contamination

Facebook
After a storm, if you find a possible spill, oil, or hazardous environmental contamination, report it by calling the National Response Center at 800-424-8802. Remember, CALL 911 if you are in immediate danger or if someone is hurt.
Link: http://www.epa.gov/oem/info.htm
Headline: Report spills or contamination

Twitter
#To report spills or possible hazardous contamination call the #National Response Center 800-424-8802.

 

Topic: Schools, businesses, facilities

Facebook
Flooding, mold can damage schools, business facilities, and other buildings. Get more details about facility recovery and responsibilties, reducing risks, clean up from contamination or spills, and more.
Link: http://www.epa.gov/naturaldisasters/flooding.html#Recover_Flooding
Headline: Recovery for schools or businesses

Twitter
#Flooding, #mold can damage schools, business facilities. Learn about #facility recovery, #contamination or #spills, cleanup, more http://go.usa.gov/rQTJ

 

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