Claims News Service, Sept. 29, 8:30 a.m. EDT – Numerouscompanies contracted to clean up and restore services in thedisaster areas hit by Hurricane Katrina have the need to vaccinateworkers to prevent infectious diseases that could result from watercontamination and lack of sanitation in the region.

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Passport Health affiliates across the country have beenpreparing a variety of people who will offer relief servicesincluding claim adjusters, oil rig workers, morticians, FEMApersonnel, and other first responders.

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The vaccines deal with disease that can be caused by sewage,soil and contaminated food and water – Hepatitis A and B andTetanus/Diphtheria. These vaccines are included in the initialCenters for Disease Control recommendations. Furtherrecommendations will be based on specific risks in each area.

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More information is available at www.passporthealthusa.com.

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