10/05/2016 - As Hurricane Matthew approaches the Southeastern coast of the United States, Academy members are encouraged to review emergency preparedness materials on eatrightPRO. The resources can be printed and shared with staff and clients.
Information is available for the public on eatright.org about food safety after a hurricane or flooding. Additionally, the section on home food safety contains resources for maintaining a clean and safe environment as clean-up efforts continue after a disaster.
For further information about Hurricane Matthew and preparing for a hurricane, visit:
- The National Hurricane Center website
- The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s hurricane readiness page
- The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes’ evacuation zone finder
The Academy will post details related to Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts as they become available.