April 12, 2006

Make this Easter a happy one


Take the proper food safety precautions


NEWMARKET- Easter celebrations are fast approaching and York Region Health Services would like to remind residents to take the proper food safety precautions when preparing food for their families and guests. Below are some food safety tips to keep in mind:



Meat signs




Parents please remember, if you and your children are dying Easter eggs this year, keep these tips in mind:



By following these food safety tips you can reduce the risk of family members contracting a food-borne illness. For a food safety brochure or for more information on this and other health-related issues please contact York Region Health Services Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653 (toll free) or visit www.york.ca.



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For more information on the Regional Municipality of York and the services our Region offers, please visit our Web site at: www.york.ca



Media Contacts           Jennifer Mitchell-Emmerson, York Region Health Services

905-830-4444 Ext. 4016 or after-hours pager (905) 830-3302

                        Email: jennifer.mitchellemmerson@york.ca

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