Flooding: health guidance and advice

Flooding presents a number of risks to health. This guidance helps professionals and the public address those risks and clean up safely.

This guidance is for members of the public, home owners and frontline responders.

People living through a flood

Frontline responders

Flooding and health surveillance

Published 1 February 2014
Last updated 16 December 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added connection to 'Environmental management: flooding and coastal change'.

  2. Added Public Health England surveillance report summaries for 2014 floods.

  3. First published.