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Public Health offices closed Nov. 22-23 for Thanksgiving
Public Health offers tips for keeping holidays free of foodborne illness
Every year, one in six Americans is sickened by contaminated food or beverages, often from food that’s not prepared safely. Proper food storage and preparation are important in order to prevent illness. Don’t take any chances with the health of your family and friends this holiday season. Follow these tips as you prepare for holiday gatherings. Read more.
County council seeks applicants for volunteer Solid Waste Advisory Commission
The Clark County Council is seeking applicants for a volunteer position on the Solid Waste Advisory Commission. The position represents Clark County at-large. The three-year term begins Jan. 1, 2019. Read more.
Public Health lifts algae advisories at Lacamas and Round lakes
Clark County Public Health has lifted the blue-green algae advisories at Lacamas Lake and Round Lake in Camas. Public Health staff inspected the lakes on Monday, Nov. 5 and determined the algae blooms have fully dissipated. Public Health issued advisories for the lakes in mid-October after blooms were detected following a stretch of warm weather.
Get your flu shot now to protect yourself and others from illness
Flu viruses are beginning to circulate in the community, making now the perfect time to get a seasonal flu shot if you haven’t already been immunized this year. Flu shots are the best method to prevent flu, hospitalization and missed days of school or work. Read more.
Apply now for 2019 Master Composter Recycler training
Clark County Public Health is looking for its next class of sustainability ambassadors. The Master Composter Recycler program is now accepting applications for a no-cost 10-week training program that begins in January. Classes will be held 6-8:30 pm every Wednesday, Jan. 23 through March 27. Read more.
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Every year, one in six Americans is sickened by contaminated food or beverages, often from food that’s prepared in an unsafe manner.
The Public Health Food Safety Program works to protect Clark County residents from foodborne illness by testing food workers on safe food-handling methods and inspecting food establishments.
Our inspectors visit 1,700 Clark County restaurants, delis, grocery stores and other food establishments throughout the year to ensure workers are storing and preparing food safely.
Learn more about internship opportunities or submit an application.