- Meijer, 3928 Colonel Glenn Highway, Fairborn
- City of Dayton Fire Station 13, 1723 W. Third St., Dayton
- Kroger, 4532 Northwoods Blvd., Vandalia
If possible, transfer food that needs to be kept refrigerated or frozen to a neighbor or relative’s house if they still have power, Wharton advised.
In general, food can be refrozen if it still contains ice crystals or is at 40 degrees Fahrenheit or colder. Use a digital, dial or instant-read food thermometer or appliance thermometer to check the temperature.
Do not taste food to determine if it’s safe, and check each food items separately.
Discard perishable food (meat, poultry, fish, eggs or leftovers) that’s been warmer than 40 degrees Fahrenheit for more than two hours.
“There’s an old adage in public health, ‘If in doubt, throw it out,’” Wharton said.
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