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Published: Monday, 8/4/2014 - Updated: 1 year ago

Do's and don'ts during Toledo-area water advisory


Health authorities have provided the following recommendations until the water use restrictions are lifted.


■ Take baths or a shower, except small children and pets

■ Wash clothing, unless you have sensitive skin

■ Use residential dishwashers on heat cycle, use cool rinse, and rinse afterward with bottled water


■ Drink any quantity of water

■ Boil water

■ Brush teeth

■ Hand-wash dishes

Source: Dr. David Grossman — Toledo-Lucas County Health Commissioner


For Assistance:

Agencies are offering assistance to those who are unable to get to water stations and need help with water deliveries:

■ In Monroe County, call 734-243-8600.

■ The United Way is 211.

■ The Toledo-based American Red Cross asks people to call 419-329-6060.

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