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Pactice good hygiene

  • Wash hands with soap and clean, running water for at least 20 seconds; rub your hands together to make a lather and be sure to scrub the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails.
  • Before, during, and after preparing food
  • Before eating food
  • Before and after caring for someone who is sick
  • Before and after treating a cut or wound
  • After using the toilet
  • After changing diapers or cleaning up a child who has used the toilet
  • After blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing
  • After touching an animal or animal waste
  • After handling pet food or pet treats
  • After touching garbage
  • Help young children and other people you are caring for with handwashing as needed
  • At child care facilities
  • To reduce the risk of spreading the disease, children with diarrhea should be removed from child care settings until the diarrhea has stopped
  • At recreational water venues (for example, pools, beaches, fountains)
  • Protect others by not swimming if you have diarrhea (this is most important for children in diapers)
  • Shower before entering the water
  • Wash children thoroughly (especially their bottoms) with soap and water after they use the bathroom or after their diapers are changed and before they enter the water
  • Take children on frequent bathroom breaks and check their diapers often
  • Change diapers in the bathroom, not by the water
  • Around animals
  • Minimize contact with the feces of all animals, especially young animals
  • When cleaning up animal feces, wear disposable gloves and always wash hands when finished
  • Wash hands after any contact with animals or their living areas
  • Thoroughly washing your hands after gardening can help prevent exposure to parasitic diseases.
  • Wash hands after gardening, even if wearing gloves

  • Avoid water (drinking and recreational) that may be contaminated

  • Do not swallow water while swimming in pools, hot tubs, interactive fountains, lakes, rivers, springs, ponds, streams or the ocean
  • Do not drink untreated water from lakes, rivers, springs, ponds, streams, or shallow wells
  • Do not drink poorly treated water or ice made from water during community outbreaks caused by contaminated drinking water
  • Do not use or drink poorly treated water or use ice when traveling in countries where the water supply might be unsafe
  • If the safety of drinking water is in doubt (for example, during or after an outbreak, in a place with poor sanitation or lack of water treatment systems), do one of the following:
  • Drink bottled water
  • Disinfect tap water by heating it to a rolling boil for 1 minute
  • Use a filter that has been tested and rated by National Safety Foundation (NSF) Standard 53 or NSF Standard 58 for cyst and oocyst reduction; filtered tap water will need additional treatment to kill or weaken bacteria and viruses

  • Avoid eating food that may be contaminated

  • Use safe, uncontaminated water to wash all food that is to be eaten raw
  • After washing vegetables and fruit in safe, uncontaminated water, peel them if you plan to eat them raw
  • Avoid eating raw or uncooked foods when traveling in countries with poor food and water treatment

  • Prevent contact and contamination with feces during sex

  • Use a barrier during oral-anal sex
  • Wash hands right after handling a condom used during anal sex and after touching the anus or rectal area


    For more information view the source:Center for Disease Control

    Recommended Test:Full GI Panel

    Recommended Product:Freedom Cleanse Restore Parasite Cleanse

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