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Summer Food Safety Tips

Burgers on grillSummer is a time to enjoy fresh produce, picnics, and grilling out with friends, but Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County wants to remind you of the importance of proper food handling, preparation, and storage to avoid foodborne illnesses.

Montgomery County Health Commissioner Jim Gross states, “Nearly 1 in 6 people become ill every year from foodborne illnesses. The good news is there are simple steps we all can take to prepare food properly, protect ourselves, and stay healthy.”

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What to Do When Your Home Has Flooded

House FloodTorrential rains and storms in the Spring can result in flash flooding throughout the Miami Valley.

Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County wants residents to be informed about proper food and water handling when disasters occur. The following are precautions to take before, during and after a flood happens.

Flood waters often carry bacteria or other contaminants, so take safety precautions by wearing rubber boots and gloves, and be careful not to let the water touch your skin. If you are exposed to the water, wash your skin with soap and water.

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