Common symptoms of food borne illness include vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea usually within 72 hours of food consumption. Food borne illness may be caused by bacterial, viral, and sometimes parasitic contamination of the food.
If you believe that you have a food borne illness, please report your illness to Northeast Tri County Health District by calling: 509-684-2262, option Number 1.
Food Safety Tips at Home
It is possible to get food borne illness from home, too!
Use a food thermometer to ensure proper cooking temperatures.
Store leftovers in the refrigerator as soon as possible to prevent the growth of pathogens.