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From the CDC and State Health Department –

 Concentration of bleach to water is 1/3 cup to a gallon to kill the coronavirus on surfaces…

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HOT LINES

ISDH COVID Hotline - 877-826-0011

Critical Infrastructure Hotliine 877-820-0890

Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure

CDC Guidance for those who feel sick

Fall Conf 2019

 

Local Health Department
Hospital Inspection Program

DID YOU KNOW...?

Sanitizers versus Disinfectants

I have been made aware of some confusion about the difference between sanitizers and disinfectants. Sanitizers are used in food establishments routinely for utensils, equipment and food contact surfaces in general. Routine sanitization of food contact surfaces is indicated in the 410 IAC 7-24 Retail Food Code. Conversely, disinfectants are only used in response to a vomitus/diarrheal incident or when directed by your health department in regards to an outbreak or infected food handler.

An effective disinfectant for hepatitis A is a 5000ppm chlorine solution which is about 12/3 cup bleach to 1 gallon water. If another disinfectant is chosen, check the label to determine its effectiveness in destroying hepatitis A.

Once disinfection has been accomplished food establishments should switch back to their normal sanitizing solution and sanitizing procedures. Please let me know if you have any questions about effective disinfectants or their use after an incident.


NOW YOU KNOW !!!

 

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Welcome to the Indiana Environmental Health Association's Southern Chapter !


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Our Mission is to protect public health and the environment in which we live by:

  • Remembering the good of our community is more important than the good of the individual.
  • Promoting public health and environmental protection first through education and reasoning.
  • Bearing in mind the long term affects of our actions are the true judgments of our decisions.

Compare our chapter and programs. We believe we offer excellent opportunities with an emphasis on personal interaction and feedback. We are promoting the Professional Environmentalist from within.... Join Us!

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