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Food Safety Program Quinnipiack FBI Systems Demo

Foodborne Illness Systems
Demonstration Site Project

Quinnipiack Valley (CT) Health District

Background/Project Description

Their project plans to improve the recognition, reporting and timeline for food borne illness investigation at the local health department level through the development of a model program. 

Major Objectives:

Standardize the intake of food borne illness complaints and lab reports through the creation and training of an in house food borne illness reaction team;

Develop educational program for public regarding food safety and food borne illness and proper reporting;

Improve local provider differential diagnosis and reporting through dissemination of information concerning recognition, reporting and diagnosis;

Create a GIS database of restaurant inspections that can be analyzed by attributes, spatially, and temporally

Project Contact:

Paul Fernald