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In many types of public health emergencies, the safest thing to do is
simply to stay indoors. If the air is unsafe because of an incident involving
hazardous chemicals, radiation, or an aerosol release of a biological agent,
local authorities may advise you to "shelter in place," which limits your
exposure to the outside air.
To shelter in place:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerChristine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology
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