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September is Food Safety Education Month


Are you at risk for food poisoning?

Everyone is at risk of getting food poisoning, but did you know that certain groups are at higher risk. Four groups that are at higher risk: adults over age 65, children age 5 and younger, people with weakened immune systems, and pregnant women.

View a short video on the CDC YouTube channel 

 

Hurricane Season Safety Tips

Some helpful downloads for Hurricane Season

Food and Water Safety During Power Outages and Floods - U.S. Food and Drug Administration Website

Download Private Well Water Safety Measures 

Download Guidance for Septic Systems, Before, During and After a Flood

Visit Ready.gov/hurricanes

 

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. With Dorian impacting the US, now would be a good time to get some things in order.

Most homeowners’ and renters’ insurance does not cover flood damage. Learn more about flood insurance at FloodSmart.gov


 

New Look for Public Health

Board of Health Meeting

 

The Randolph County Board of Health will meet Monday September 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Randolph County Health Department Building at 2222-B South Fayetteville St, Asheboro, NC.

Public attendance and comments are welcome. Contact Susan Hayes at 336-318-6200 at least 5 days prior to the meeting with your request.