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Utilizing Cutting Edge Technology to Prevent and Intervene with Foodborne Illness Disease Transmissi


This model practice outlines how the Multnomah County Environmental Health Services in Oregon addresses food borne illness transmission prevention and intervention.  The overarching goals were to:

  • have a comprehensive integrated food safety program that successfully focuses on both prevention and intervention of food borne illness
  • improve the infrastructure for food borne illness surveillance in Multnomah County
  • develop a food handler training program for persons who are functionally illiterate, including limited and non-English speakers.

Primary Toolkit:

PH Informatics Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Food Safety, Health Information Technology (HIT)


Institutional Author:

Multnomah County Environmental Health Services





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