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Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agents, staff and volunteers address real-life issues faced by Floridians of all ages. They provide the latest information on obesity, chronic disease, food, finances, family stresses, housing, food safety and preservation, nutrition, and more.

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PURIFYING WATER

If the water supply is contaminated, or if you are under a Boil Water Advisory, all water to be used for drinking, hand washing, washing fruits and vegetables, dish washing, or cooking, must purified (e.g. disinfected or sanitized). One of the...
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Safe Handling of Refrigerated Food in a Power Outage

As a result of thunderstorms, hurricanes, and other disturbances, power outages occur more often than we desire. Outages are not only an inconvenience, but also a safety issue, particularly when it comes to food. When refrigerators and freezers...
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Are You Ready, YET?

The Nassau County Youth Emergency Team (YET) completed its inaugural year in 2017-2018 with 17 graduates. This innovative program partnered Nassau County 4-H and Emergency Management utilizing the fundamental curriculum from Teen CERT and...
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