5 Cases Of E. coli Confirmed By Health Department In Hamilton County

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Five cases of E. coli have been reported in Hamilton County, heath department officials said.

One of those cases has been confirmed to be the same strain as in a multi-state outbreak. Three of those cases are suspected to be the same strain but officials are waiting on laboratory confirmation. The fifth case is not the outbreak strain.

Residents can take the following precautions:

  *   Wash your hands. Wash hands after using the restroom or changing diapers, before and after preparing or eating food, and after contact with animals.
  *   Cook meats thoroughly to kill harmful germs.

Cook ground beef,  pork, and lamb to at least 160°F. Cook steaks and roasts to at least 145°F and let rest for 3 minutes after you remove meat from the grill or stove. Use a food thermometer to check the temperature of the meat.
  *   Keep raw meats separate from foods that won’t be cooked before eating. Thoroughly wash hands, counters, cutting boards, and utensils with soap after they touch raw meat to avoid contaminating other foods.
  *   Wash fruits and vegetables before eating, unless the package says the contents have been washed.
  *   Avoid raw milk, other unpasteurized dairy products, and unpasteurized juices.
  *   Don’t prepare food or drinks for others when you are sick.


Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

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