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If you are in an area with a boil water order in place, it means that recent tests show that your water system is contaminated with organisms that can cause illness. Boiling is the best way to ensure water is free of illness-causing organisms. Bring the water to a rolling boil for one minute. When it cools, refrigerate the water in clean covered containers.

If you don't want to boil your water, you can disinfect the water using household bleach. Do not use bleach that contains perfume, dyes, or other additives. Use 1/4-teaspoon bleach per gallon of water, mix thoroughly, and then let stand for 60 minutes before using.

Alternatively, you can use purchased bottled water.

Anyone who drinks contaminated water may become ill. Infants, young children, the elderly, and people with severely compromised immune systems are more at risk of illness. This includes people who are on chemotherapy, organ or bone marrow recipients, those with HIV or AIDS, malnourished children, infants, and some of the elderly with compromised or weakened immune systems.

If you do get sick, the symptoms are similar to food poisoning: diarrhea, stomach cramps, bloating, gas, fatigue, weight loss, nausea, vomiting, and/or fever. Symptoms may appear as early as a few hours to several days after infection and may last more than two weeks. If you are ill with these symptoms, contact your health care provider. The most important thing to do is avoid dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and avoid drinks with caffeine, such as soda, coffee, and tea.

OK to use?
Drinking No
Ice cubes No
Brushing teeth No, use boiled (and cooled) or bottled water instead.
Baby's formula No
Washing vegetables/fruits No
Preparing food No
Coffee or tea No
Washing hands Yes. Vigorous hand washing with soap and your tap water is safe for basic personal hygiene. However, if you are washing your hands to prepare food, you should use boiled (then cooled) water, disinfected or bottled water with hand washing soap.
Showers/Baths Yes
Shaving Yes
Washing clothes/laundry Yes
Baby's bath Yes, as long as they do not drink any of the water. Don't let babies suck on washcloths.
Washing dishes Yes. You can use your dishwasher if you use the sanitizing/heat cycle and commercial dishwashing detergent. You can hand wash dishes if you rinse them in a diluted bleach solution—one teaspoon household bleach to one gallon of water—and then let dishes air dry.
Pet's water bowl No. Pets can get some of the same diseases as people. It is a good idea to give them boiled water that has been cooled otherwise contact your veterinarian for further advice based on your pet's medical history.
Fish and aquatic pets (e.g. reptiles and frogs) Most germs that infect people do not infect reptiles or fish. If your water system is using more chlorine or changing disinfection, be cautious about changing the water in your fish tank or aquarium. Contact your local pet store or veterinarian for more advice.
Garden and house plants Yes
Fixing the problem could be different in each situation depending on whether the problem is at the water source or in the water lines. Usually, the water lines will need to be flushed and the whole system will need to be disinfected using chlorine. The water will then be tested to make sure it is free of coliform bacteria.
A boil water health advisory will remain in effect until the water is tested and results show that it meets public health drinking water standards. Your water system will notify you when that occurs.

Most germs that infect people do not infect reptiles or fish. If your water system is using more chlorine or changing disinfection, be cautious about changing the water in your fish tank or aquarium. Contact your local pet store or veterinarian for more advice.

Flush household pipes/faucets first.

  • To flush your plumbing, run all your cold water faucets on full for at least 5 minutes each.
  • For a residence with multiple levels, start at the top of the house.
  • If your service connection is long or complex (like in an apartment building) consider flushing for a longer period. Your building superintendent or landlord should be able to advise you on longer flushing times.
  • If the water is discolored, continue to run it from the tap until it is clear.

Ice and automatic ice makers:

  • Wash and sanitize ice trays.
  • For an icemaker, dump existing ice and flush the water feed lines by making and discarding three batches of ice cubes.
  • Wipe down the ice bin with a disinfectant.
  • If your water feed line to the machine is longer than 20 feet, discard five batches of ice cubes.

Hot water heaters, water coolers, in-line filters, and other appliances with direct water connections or water tanks: 

  • Run enough water to completely replace at least one full volume of all lines and tanks.
  • If your filters are near the end of their life, replace them.
  • Follow any other instructions from the appliance manufacturer.

Water softeners:

  • Run through a regeneration cycle.
  • Follow any other instructions from the appliance manufacturer.

Reverse Osmosis (RO) units: Replace pre-filters, check owner's manual.

Replace other water filters, as they are disposable and may be contaminated. This applies especially to carbon filters and others that are near the end of their life.

  • 沸水通知/暫停食品服務業務令

您的食品服務機構已被確認為受本沸水公告的影響。從 即刻起,您需要暫停所 有食品服務業務,直至 本公告解 除。請參閱官方沸水公告瞭解詳情。

在供水區 和衛生部確定供水符合 飲用水標準之前,請勿 繼續經營任何食品服務 業務。

在供水區解除沸水公告之後,食品服務機構和公共設施應當執行下列活動。這些活動只能在沸水公告解除之後才 可以完成。

  • 所有供水管線需要沖洗:打開您機構的每個水籠頭(包括飲水機)放水五分鐘。
  • 在供水管線沖洗之後:
    • 最近曾洗過的產品(水果、蔬菜和藥草)應當放到自來水籠頭下重新徹底清洗。
    • 與食品接觸的表面(砧板、洗菜池等)以及三格洗滌池應當清洗、沖淨和消毒。
    • 最近洗過的炊具、杯子和盤子應當重新清洗、沖淨和消毒。
  • 在製冰機清空並且供水管線排水之後,應當對製冰機進行清洗、沖淨和消毒。建議丟掉前一批或 兩批冰。
  • 對於碳酸飲料,或與自來水直接混合的其他飲料,其販售機應當放水沖洗。在放水沖洗之後,管 線在使用之前應當清洗、沖淨和消毒。您可能需要與自己的碳酸飲料服務供應商合作完成這項任 務。
  • 洗碗機應當至少空轉兩個循環。確保您放了充分的消毒劑。在最後一次沖洗時,洗碗機必須用50-100 ppm 的氯或高於華氏 180 度的熱水消毒。用適當的試紙檢查消毒劑。
  • 自來水浸水槽應當放水沖洗。在恢復使用之前,管線應當放水沖洗乾淨和消毒。
  • 仔細檢查冰櫃中儲存的所有食物是否新鮮,必要時應當丟棄。

如果需要更多的資訊,請聯絡 Eastgate 公共衛生中心環境健康服務處,電話號碼是(206) 263-9566。

  • 식수 주의 령

물을 끓여 마셔야 하는 이유

여러분이 살고 계시는지역에 식수 주의령이 내려졌습니다.

여러분이 살고 있는지역에 식수 검사를 실시한결과 식수에서 병원성 유기물에 오염되었음이 확인 되어졌습니다.

이물을 마시면영향이 올수 있습니까?질병에 걸릴수 있습니까?

오염된 물을 마시게 되면 질병에 걸릴수가 있습니다. 특별히 영아, 유아, 노인 또한 면역계통이 약한 분들은 오염되어진 물을마시게 될경우 질병에 걸릴 위험성이 높습니다. 화확요법을 받는사람, 장기 또는 골수 이식을 받은사람,Hiv또는 에이즈 감염자, 영양부족 상태의 어린이, 유아질병을 앓고 계신분들이나 일부 고령자들에게는 더 치명적이 될수가 있습니다.

어떤 증상에 주의를 해야 합니까?

오염된 물에있는 병원성 유기물은 설사, 위경련, 복부팽만, 가스 피로, 체중감소, 메스꺼움 구토, 고열,등을 일으킬수가 있습니다. 이러한 증상들은 오염됨 물을 마신후 빠르면 몇시간만에 또는 며칠후에나타날수가 있으며 이증상이 2주이상 지속되는수도 있습니다.혹시라도 이러한증상이 있으시면 가까운 병원이나 의사에게 문의 하시길 바랍니다.

어떻게 하면 안전한 물로 만들수 있습니까?

물을 팔팔 끓이십시요.1분이상 팔팔 끓이십시요.물을 식힌다음 깨끗5한 덮개가 있는 용기에 넣은후 냉장 보관하십시요.물을 끓일수 있는방법이 없으실경우 가정용 표백제를 사용하여 물을 소독할수가 있습니다. 향이나 염료가 들어가 있는 표백제는 사용하시지 마십시요.물 1갤런당 ¼ 티스픈의 표백제를 넣은다음 60분간 두었다가 사용하십시요.

생수는 사용해도 됩니까?

스토어에서 구입한 생수는 사용하셔도 됩니다.

보건 주의령이 내려진 상태에서 다음용도로 수돗물을 사용해도 됩니까?

아기 유동식...아니오
야채/과일 세척...아니오
식기 세척...아래참조
애완동물이 마시는물...담당 수의사 에게 문의

아기나 어린이를 목욕시킬때 수돗물을 사용해도 됩니까?

아기나 어린이가 목욕물을 나시지 않으면 괜찮습니다. 아기가 타올을 입에다 물지 않도록 주의 하십시요.

식기를세척해도 됩니까?

식기 세척기를 사용할경우 살균/ 가열 사이클을 거치고 상용 식기 세척용 세제를 사용해야 합니다.

손으로 설겆이를할경우 표백제를 넣어 희석한 물에 헹구십시요( 물 1갤런당 가정용 표백제 1티스픈) 설겆이가 다 끝난후 공기 건조를 하십시요

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  • Waxa la Sameeyo Marka Amarka Karkarinta Biyaha la Soosaaro

Maxay khasab u tahay inaan karkariyo biyahayga?

Haddii aad ku sugan tahay meel uu ka jiro amar karkarin biyaha ah, waxay ka dhigan tahay in baadhitaano dhawaan ay muujiyeen in nidaamkaaga biyaha uu galay noole keeni kara xanuun.

Ayaa la saamayn karaa? Ma ku bukoon karaa?

Ciddii cabta biyaha wasakhaysan waa bukaan kartaa. Dhallaanka, carruurta yaryar, dadka waawayn, iyo dadka leh hab difaac jidh oo aan fiicnayn waxay halis ugu jiraan inay bukoodaan. Tan waxa kamid ah dadka daawada qaata, helayaasha xubin ama dhuux, dadka leh HIV ama AIDS, carruurta nafaqo darradu hayso, dhallaanka, iyo qaar kamid ah dadka waa wayn ee difaacoodu aanu fiicnayn ama liito.

Waa maxay astaamaha lagu garan karo?

Noolaha xanuunka keenaa ee biyaha kujira wuxuu keeni karaa shuban, casiraad, dibbiro, naqas, daal, culays dhumin, yalaaalugo, matag, iyo/ama qandho. Astaamuhu waxa dhici karta inay muuqdaan wax kayar saacado gudahood ilaa dhawr maalmood kadib marka infakshanku asiibay waxaana dhici karta inuu jiro kabadan laba toddobaad. Haddii aad isku aragto astaamahan, la xidhiidh bixiyahaaga daryeelka caafimaad.

Sideen uga dhigi karaa biyaha qaar bedqaba?

Karkarintu waa sida ugu fiican ee loo xaqiijin karo inay biyuhu ka nadiif yihiin noolaha xanuunka keena. Gaadhsii biyaha inay karkaraan muddo hal daqiiqo ah. Marka ay qaboobaan, ku qabooji biyaha weel daboolan oo nadiif ah. Haddii aanad rabin inaad karkariso biyahaaga, waxad jeermiska kaga dili kartaa biyahaaga jaafeelka guriga. Ha isticmaalin jaafeel uu kujiro cadar, rinji, ama carfiyayaal kale. Isticmaal 1/4 qaaddo jaafeel ah halkii galaan ee biyo ah, si fiican u walaaq, kadib 60 daqiiqo daa kahor intaanad isticmaalin.

Ma isticmaali karaa biyaha dhalooyinka kujira?

Waad isticmaali kartaa biyaha dhalooyinka kujira ee la iibiyo.

Inta lagu jiro la talinta caafimaad, ma u isticmaali karaa biyaha qasabadda?

Cadayasiga ilkaha...Maya
Foormulada ilmaha...Maya
Maydhista khudaarta/miraha...Maya
Diyaarinta cuntada...Maya
Bunka ama shaaha...Maya
Dhar maydhka...Haa
Qubayska ilmaha...Hoos fiiri
Maydhista suxuunta...Hoos fiiri
Madeebada biyaha rabbaayadda...La xidhiidh dhakhtarka xayawaankaaga

Ma ugu maydhi karaa ilmahayga biyaha qasabadda?

Haa, haddii ayna cabbayn wax biyaha kamid ah. Ha u oggolaan carruurtu inay nuugaan dharka qoyan.

Ma ku dhiqi karaa suxuunta?

Waad ku isticmaali karaa suxuun maydhahaaga haddii aad isticmaalayso wareega nadiifinta/kulka iyo saabuunta suxuunta maydhista ganacsiga ah. Suxuunta gacanta ayaad ku dhiqi kartaa, ku shubi kartaa iyagoo milan jaafeel badhxan — hal qaaddo oo jaafeelka guriga ah halkii galoon oo biyo ah — kadibna hawada u daa' ha qallajiso suxuunta eh.

Maxay khasab tahay in la sameeyo si loo xalliyo dhibta?

Xallinta dhibtu waa kala duwanaan kartaa xaaladaha kala duwan iyada oo ku xidhan haddii dhibtu ay tahay isha biyaha ama khadadka biyaha. Sida badan, khadafka biyuhu waxay u baahdaan in la biyo — raacyo dhammaan nidaamka oo dhanna wuxuu u baahan doonaa in jeermiska lagaga dilo kallooriin. Biyaha markaa waa la baadhaa si loo hubiyo inayna lahayn bakteeriyada coliform.

Intay soconaysaa la talintan caafimaad?

La talintan caafimaad waxay socon doontaa ilaa biyaha la baadho oo natiijaduna muujiso inay buuxiyeen istaandarrada caafimaadka dadwaynaha ee biyaha la cabbi karo. Nidaamkaaga biyaha ayaa ku ogaysiin doona marka taasi dhacayso.

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  • Qué hacer cuando se emite una orden de hervir el agua

¿Por qué debo hervir el agua?

Si se encuentra en un área con una orden de hervir el agua en vigencia, significa que pruebas recientes demuestran que el sistema de agua está contaminado con organismos que pueden causar enfermedades.

¿Quién puede ser afectado? ¿Puedo enfermarme?

Cualquiera que beba agua contaminada puede enfermarse. Los bebés, niños pequeños, ancianos y personas con el sistema inmunológico severamente debilitado tienen más riesgo de contraer enfermedades. Esto incluye personas que reciben quimioterapia, receptores de órganos o médula ósea, aquellos con VIH o SIDA, niños desnutridos, bebés y algunos ancianos que tienen el sistema inmunológico debilitado o comprometido.

¿A qué síntomas deberíamos estar atentos?

Los organismos en el agua que causan enfermedades pueden causar diarrea, calambres estomacales, hinchazón, gases, fatiga, pérdida de peso, náuseas, vómitos y/o fiebre. Los síntomas pueden aparecer a las pocas horas o varios días después de la infección y pueden durar más de dos semanas. Si tiene estos síntomas, llame a su proveedor de salud médica.

¿Cómo puedo asegurarme que el agua esté saludable?

Hervirla es la mejor manera de asegurarse que el agua no tenga organismos que causan enfermedades. Deje hervir el agua durante un minuto. Una vez que se enfríe, debe refrigerar el agua en contenedores cubiertos limpios. Si no quiere hervir el agua, puede desinfectarla utilizando lejía (cloro) de uso doméstico. No utilice lejía que contenga perfume, colorantes u otros aditivos. Utilice 1/4 de cucharadita de lejía por galón de agua, mezcle bien y deje reposar durante 60 minutos antes de usar.

¿Puedo utilizar agua embotellada?

Puede utilizar agua embotellada comprada.

¿Durante una orden de salubridad, puedo utilizar el agua del grifo para...?

Cubos de hielo...No
Lavarme los dientes...No
La fórmula del bebé...No
Lavar vegetales/frutas...No
Lavar vegetales/frutas...No
Café o té...No
Lavar la ropa...Sí
Bañar al bebé...Consulte más abajo
Lavar los platos...Consulte más abajo
Para la mascota...Contacte a su veterinario

¿Puedo bañar a mi bebé utilizando el agua del grifo?

Sí, siempre y cuando no beban nada de agua. No deje que el bebé chupe las toallas.

¿Puedo lavar los platos?

Puede utilizar el lavavajillas si lo usa en el ciclo desinfección/caliente con detergente para lavavajillas comercial. Puede lavar los platos a mano, enjuagarlos en una solución de lejía (cloro) diluida (una cucharadita de lejía de uso doméstico en un galón de agua) y luego deje secar los platos.

¿Qué hay que hacer para solucionar el problema?

Solucionar el problema puede ser diferente en cada situación dependiendo si el problema se encuentra en la fuente del agua o en las líneas de agua. Generalmente, hay que vaciar las líneas de agua y desinfectar todo el sistema utilizando cloro. Se deberán realizarle pruebas al agua para asegurar que ya no tiene bacterias coliformes.

¿Durante cuánto tiempo tendrá efecto esta orden de salubridad?

Esta orden de salubridad permanecerá en efecto hasta que se le realicen pruebas al agua y los resultados demuestren que reúne los estándares de la salud pública del agua potable. Su proveedor de agua le notificará cuando esto ocurra.

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Boil Water fact sheets for food establishments in multiple languages (PDF)