• Food Safety for Power Outages

    Food Safety for Power Outages

    If you are in a disaster or emergency, it’s important that you take steps to prevent illness from unsafe food. Refrigerated or frozen foods may not be safe to eat after the loss of power. Find out what you can do to keep food safe during a power outage, and when you need to throw awayRead more
  • Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

    Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

    Overview Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is an uncommon, but life-threatening neurologic condition that affects mostly children and can lead to permanent paralysis. Enteroviruses, particularly EV-D68, are likely responsible for the increase in cases every two years since 2014. AFM is a medical emergency and patients must be hospitalized and monitored in case they progress toRead more