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COVID has Improved Food Safety


March 29, 2021

Silver Lining One of the silver linings of COVID pandemic for me as a food safety instructor has been the increased focus on handwashing and sanitizing surfaces. I am especially thrilled about increased handwashing since the correlation between ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Foodborneillness, Foodhandling, Foodprocessing, Foodsafety, Handhygiene, Handwashing, Preventingfoodborneillness, Sanitizingsurfaces, Silverliningtocovid, Viralinfections, Viraloutbreakes, Viruses

Consume Safe Drinking Water During an Emergency


February 17, 2021

Authors: Brenda Marty Jimenez, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County, Agent IV Amarat Simonne, Ph.D. UF/IFAS Extension, Professor and Extension Specialist Water directly out of your tap may not be safe to drink during an emergency. Boil water ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bacteria, Boil Water Advisory, Boil Water Order, Boiling Water, Broward County, CDC, Food Safety, Gardening, Handwashing, Public Health, Safe Drinking Water, Safe Water, UF/IFAS Solutions, Viruses, Water For Pets

Looking up from Covid-19 Part 2 of 2


April 9, 2020

Part 2- Finding Supplies and Coping The Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic is changing our lives at this time, whether we want it to or not. Social distancing, frequent sanitizing of door knobs, supply shortages, and masks are becoming all too ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Extension, Farms, Hand Washing, Helping A Neighbor, Quarantine, Shop Local, Shopping, Social Distancing, Supplies, Telephone, Viruses, Work-at-home, You-pick

Protect Yourself and Prevent the Spread of Germs and Viruses


March 19, 2020

Proper Handwashing Can Reduce the Number of Harmful Microorganisms on Your Hands Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect ourselves and families from getting sick. Germs are everywhere so you need to wash your hands often with soap and ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Caregivers, Covid-19, Eldery, Farmers Markets, FCS, Flu, Food Handlers, Food Safety, Handwashing, Health And Wellness, Hygiene, School Children, UF IFAS Extension, Viruses

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