ABSTRACT

Fact Sheet on Shelter-in-Place   [open pdf - 86KB]

"One of the instructions you may be given in an emergency where hazardous materials may have been released into the atmosphere is to shelter-in-place. This is a precaution aimed to keep you safe while remaining indoors. (This is not the same thing as going to a shelter in case of a storm.) Shelter-in-place means selecting a small, interior room, with no or few windows, and taking refuge there. It does not mean sealing off your entire home or office building. If you are told to shelter-in-place, follow the instructions provided in this Fact Sheet."

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Date:
2003-02
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American Red Cross. Posted here with permission. Documents are for personal use only and not for commercial profit.
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American National Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org/
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pdf
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