Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out

It’s that time of the year again. Schools out and summer is in session. Don’t let preventable illnesses ruin their summer, or yours. Make the most of your family time without having to care for a sick child.

Summer

Keep the Good Times Rolling & STOP Foodborne Illnesses

FoodE coli & salmonella

Steps for Prevention:

  1.  Wash hands frequently and thoroughly (with soap)
    • Before handling or eating food, after using the bathroom, and before and after handling animals or their environment
  2. Cook meats and eggs thoroughly
  3. Avoid raw milk and unpasteurized dairy products and juice
  4. Wash fresh produce with running water
  5. Prevent cross contamination
    • Wash (with soap and warm water) hands, counters, cutting boards, and utensils after contact with raw meats
  6. Store foods properly
  7. Avoid swallowing water when swimming
    • Lakes, ponds, streams, and public and backyard swimming pools

 

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