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WHAT IS VALLEY FEVER?

                                                   

What is Valley Fever?

A fungus called Coccidioides Immitis, causes the infection known as Valley Fever.  This fungus lives in the top 2-12 inches of soil.   When the...

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Tuesday Bare Essentials - Proper Hand Washing, Protect Your Buisness, Protect Your Employees

While we all wash our hands daily, washing your hands before food preparation requires that additional steps and precautions are taken. Prosthetic devices should be washed similar to natural skin. Hands should be washed only in designated hand washing stations, not in sinks for washing cookware, prepping food, or utility sinks. Hand sinks should have signage instructing workers to wash hands, and a garbage container for paper hand towels.

Additional guidelines include:
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