Posts Tagged ‘Proper Hand Washing Techniques’

Egg Recall Tied to Salmonella, List of Recalled Eggs, How to Read Carton and What to do to Stay Safe

Sunday, August 22, 2010 14:19 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Latest egg recall update
Health officials urge consumers to throw away contaminated eggs or return them to the retailer.
Salmonella, the name of a group of bacteria, is the most common cause of food poisoning in the United States. Usually, symptoms last 4-7 days and most people get better without treatment. But, […]

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Wash Your Hands With Elmo: Stay Healthy, Wash Your Hands!

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 8:27 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Elmo helps kids to protect themselves and to keep germs away.
Elmo the adorable Sesame Street character who has been a house-hold staple for many years, teaches children about the importance of hand washing and staying healthy.
In an effort to prevent the spread of the swine flu, The Department of Health […]

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Guess What You Can Do in 15 to 20 Seconds to Keep You Healthy?

Friday, August 28, 2009 16:14 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Have you ever been in a public bathroom and noticed the number of people that don’t wash their hands?
It doesn’t matter where you are.
You can be in a mall, an airport, a hospital, a restaurant, a school, a concert, work, a sporting event and the list can go on and […]

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