TRENTON, NJ (CBS) – The NJ Department of Health is making public health experts just a phone call away for those with questions about food and water safety following the hurricane.

Health experts can be reached via the state’s 2-1-1 system or 1-866-234-0964 from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on weekends.

“The devastation across our state is unprecedented and the process of cleanup has just begun. During this difficult time, many New Jersey residents will have questions about food and water safety as well as mold cleanup efforts and we want to help,” said Health Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd.

Experts will be there to answer questions about cleaning, carbon monoxide, food and water safety and any other health concerns after Hurricane Sandy. For more information, visit:

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