Many facilities in communities around the country have received anthrax threat letters. Most were empty envelopes; some have contained powdery substances. The overwhelming majority have been false alarms. The purpose of these guidelines is to recommend procedures for handling such incidents.
First, do not panic – while we want to remain vigilant, we should not overreact or panic.
What Employees Should Do
For more information about Anthrax, see the Center for Disease Control website at:http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/
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