Make Sure Your Campers Have A Safe and Fun Camp Experience
Camps should provide their campers with a safe and fun environment where they will
gain life experiences and have fond memories of their camper days for many years
to come. Donít let your campers have memories of stomach aches, bed bugs or other
San Bernardino County usually has 1 Ė 2 foodborne illness outbreaks that occur just
in camps every year.
Remember to follow these health and safety codes:
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in organized camps
- Self-latching gates are mandatory at pools
- Ensure all buildings are rodent proof against unwanted guests
- Thoroughly wash hands with soap and warm water for a minimum of 15 seconds
- Cook foods to required temperatures
- Maintain proper hot and cold holding temperatures
- Properly cool foods
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If you would like a sticker mailed to you for free, please email Amber at Amber.Olney@dph.sbcounty.gov
Norovirus Fact Sheet
Recent CDC data shows that Norovirus is the most common pathogen that causes foodborne
illness in the U.S. Norovirus is very contagious and can be easily transmitted in
foods during preparation. It is important that food handlers not prepare food while
ill and always practice proper hand hygiene. Below is a Norovirus fact sheet designed
for food handlers that will benefit you in your efforts to prevent foodborne illness.
Click here to learn more about Norovirus.
The Adventures of Splish and Splash
Print and post this water safety poster to remind
kids about these important water safety tips.
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Click here to view the poster
Food Handler Requirements for Camps
Organizations that operate at camps for 2 weeks (14 days) or less and provide their
own kitchen staff are eligible to take the Camps Food Worker Class online to obtain
their food worker certification at:
Camps Food Worker Class
Organizations that operate at camps longer than 2 weeks (14 days) must have their
food worker staff obtain the San Bernardino County Certified food handler card by
taking the training class at:
Food Worker Training Class
Starting September 1st, 2011, our Food Worker Training will be exclusively online.
Rattlesnake Fact Sheet
are common in California up to an elevation of about 11,000 feet. In spring they
emerge from their dens where they have been hibernating. All rattlesnakes will bite,
including the young, and are poisonous.
A Healthy Camp Starts at Home!
Pass on these tips to parents to help ensure their children have a great summer
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If you have any questions or comments, please contact Amanda Gaspard, Health Education Specialist,
at 800-442-2283 or Amanda.Gaspard@dph.sbcounty.gov.