The following tips can help protect you and your family from yersiniosis.
After handling raw chitlins, clean hands and fingernails thoroughly with soap and water before touching infants or their toys, bottles, or pacifiers. Someone other than the person handling food should care for children while chitlins are being prepared. Find out how to stay safe while preparing chitlins >
Pick up and dispose of animal poop, especially in areas where children might play. Be sure to wash your hands with soap and running water contact with pets and other animals, their poop, or their belongings. Get more tips to help keep you and your pets healthy >