New Jersey residents cleaning up homes and businesses after Superstorm Sandy can now consult with public health experts through the state's 2-1-1 system.

Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ

The Health Department said Thursday that experts can offer advice about food and water safety, carbon monoxide concerns and mold removal. They can also answer questions about personal health and safety issues.

Health experts can be reached by calling 2-1-1 or 1-866-234-0964. Lines will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. The 2-1-1 human services hotline is open 24 hours a day.


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