Given the high risk of infection, before you do any work in your home, be sure to put on the appropriate personal protective equipment (gloves and goggles) to avoid any contact with the water and wet materials. Even after the surfaces have dried, they may contain bacteria and cause infections.
Source: Les inondations : désinfection de la maison, ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et des Parcs du Québec.
Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 290,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.