Suspicious Substance?
If you become aware of an unusual or suspicious substance nearby:

1

Quickly get away.

2

Protect yourself. Cover your mouth and nose with layers of fabric that
can filter the air but still allow breathing. Examples include two to
three layers of cotton such as a T-shirt, handkerchief or towel.
Otherwise, several layers of tissue or paper towels may help.

3

Wash with soap and water.

4

Contact authorities.

5

Watch TV, listen to the radio, or check the Internet for official news and information including what the signs and symptoms of the disease are, if medications or vaccinations are being distributed and where you should seek medical attention if you become sick.

6

If you become sick seek emergency medical attention.

Anthrax Contamination
Anthrax Investigators
   
Anthrax-contaminated letter sent to Senator Patrick Leahy
Anthrax investigators in 2001
   

 



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