To Do When Taking Shelter. In-house shelter may be recommended
during a nuclear power station accident. In-house shelter means going
indoors and remaining indoors until the emergency is over. Such
action will reduce an individuals exposure to radiation
resulting from a radioactive release of short duration.
instructed by local and state emergency officials to take shelter:
you have livestock, put them under cover and provide them with
stored feed and water.
indoors and close all windows and doors. Turn
off fans and heating and air conditioning that require outside air,
and close any air intakes.
not use your telephone unless it is absolutely necessary. Keep phone
lines open for emergency communication.
all open food containers. The food, water and milk supplies in your
home are safe for consumption.
not eat any produce from a vegetable garden until you are advised.
In the event of a radioactive release, the produce may become contaminated.
indoors until officially notified that the emergency is over.
to stay tuned to your local EAS radio or television stations for
Sheltering in Place