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About food poisoning warning and norovirus food poisoning caution information

Last update date March 31, 2020

The current official announcement situation

"Norovirus food poisoning caution information" was removed.

Norovirus food poisoning caution information that Kanagawa announced on December 9, 2019 is cancellation saremashimashita.
Norovirus food poisoning caution information was removed, but food poisoning occurs if the handling of food is bad. We will keep preventive point at home in mind in future, and let's try for the norovirus food poisoning prevention.

[preventive point at home]

  1. After having come home from whereabouts, we may use soap before meal, and, after restroom, let's wash hand before cooking.
  2. Kitchen utensil including cutting board washes enough, and let's sterilize in bleaching agent for boiling water and kitchen.
  3. When we handle vomiting thing, excrement, it will prevent you from touching directly. We may use soap, and let's wash hand when we touch.
  4. As bivalves such as oysters may become the source of infection, warn the handling of bivalve enough, and heat and cook to center (at 85 degrees Celsius to 90 degrees Celsius more than 90 seconds); do, and let's eat

For more details, look at Q&A (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) (the outside site) about norovirus.

[official announcement period of norovirus food poisoning caution information]
From December 9, 2019 to March 31, 2020

"Food poisoning warning" was lifted.

"Food poisoning warning" was lifted on October 30, 2019.

[food poisoning warning official announcement period]
From July 30, 2019 to October 30, 2019
[food poisoning outbreak number (preliminary figure) in Yokohama-shi during official announcement period]
The number: 11 cases
The number of patients: 54 people

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Izumi Ward Health and Welfare Center Health Sanitation Division

Telephone: 045-800-2451

Telephone: 045-800-2451

Fax: 045-800-2516

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