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Power Outages

The information below is advice on what to do when power goes out on campus and/or in the surrounding area.

  • iconWhat to Do

    • Turn off all appliances that were running when the power went out
    • Do not open the refrigerator more than necessary in order to keep the contents cold as long as possible
    • Put any perishable items in the freezer
    • Try not to use candles if necessary since they present a fire risk
    • Avoid live wires that may be hanging or laying on the ground
  • iconHow to Prepare

    • Create or purchase an emergency kit
    • Purchase a flashlight and batteries
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