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When a boil water advisory is issued, the following precautions should be taken:
-Boil water vigorously for two minues and let cool before using it.
-Activities that do require boiled or bottled water: mixing baby formula, drinking; washing food served without cooking or baking; adding water to food without cooking or baking; ice making; cleaning food contact surfaces; gargling; eye washing; taking water with medications; and tooth brushing.

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