Interior Health issues precautions about flood water contamination
Interior Health has a few safety tips for those impacted by flooding. Drinking water can become contaminated, so if you’re unsure they recommend switching to bottled water, as there’s a number of different risks.
Also, if you touch flood waters make sure to wash your hands.
Individuals with compromised immune systems and chronic illnesses, infants, or the elderly are at higher risk.
For more information, visit the Interior Health website.