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This press release put out at the request of the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County.
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Florida Department of Health in Alachua County (FDOH-Alachua) reminds residents to practice food safety to ensure a safe and healthy holiday season for everyone. Foodborne illnesses affect one in six people each year in the United States, but it is easily preventable.
The department recommends following these key steps to prevent foodborne illness during the holidays and year-round.
FDOH-Alachua Department Administrator Paul Myers said, “When it comes to our friends and family, a little extra attention goes a long way to help keep everyone well.”
For more information on how to keeping families safe from foodborne-illness this holiday season, visit http://www.foodsafety.gov/.
For more information, contact Health Communication Specialist John Gonzales at 352-334-7914.
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