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For Immediate Release

October 27, 2008

Marla Augustine, Communications and Legislative Services, (402) 471-4047 or


DHHS: Set Your Clocks, Check Your Stocks

Lincoln—The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and the America Public Health Association want to remind you that Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m. on the first Sunday of November, so remember:

  • Set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday night.
  • Check your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and make sure they work. Replace batteries with fresh ones.
  • Check your stocks: Check your disaster supply kits for your house and car (water, food, flashlights, batteries, blankets). Make sure your food and batteries haven’t expired. You should have a minimum of three days of food, water and supplies. If you don’t yet have an emergency stockpile, make one. For a stockpile checklist, go to

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