More Food Safety
Waterborne illness is caused by recreational or drinking water contaminated by disease-causing microbes or pathogens. Of note, many waterborne pathogens can also be acquired by consuming contaminated food or beverages, from contact with animals or their environment, or through person-to-person spread.
Make Handwashing a Healthy Habit
Thorough hand washing can help prevent disease.
Information on canning and other food preservation methods, food safety when preserving foods, and selling home-canned foods.
Preventing Illness Associated with Animal Contact
How to stay healthy around household pets, petting zoos and fairs.
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