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
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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