As flooding begins to subside in some areas of the country PHE has produced a pair of ads containing key messages on how people can stay safe and well while cleaning up. This ad explains simple precautions that can be taken to reduce the risk of illness when cleaning up.
Transcript: This is an important message for those of you affected by flooding
As the water subsides and you start to think about cleaning up, take some simple steps to stay well
Wear the right clothing – rubber boots and waterproof gloves
Clean walls, floors and worktops with hot water and detergent and disinfect all kitchen utensils before using them
And always thoroughly wash your hands with warm soapy water after each clean-up session
Visit gov.uk/phe for more tips on cleaning up safely
This was brought to you by Public Health England