Household cooks across the country are making plans for holiday feasts that include family favorite dishes, from deep fried turkey to cornbread stuffing. When your friends and families get together, food safety is probably not the first thing you're thinking about, but to keep your gathering more memorable and less miserable, take a few steps to protect you and your guests from getting a food-borne illness.
Recently a handful of isolated measles cases were confirmed in Salt Lake County. During these uncommon occurrences misinformation can get mixed in with solid, reliable facts. Please take a minute to look at the following regarding measles and what you need to know to stay healthy.
1) As of April 19, there are seven confirmed measles cases, all located within Salt Lake County. The first case was linked to a family with a history of travel to eastern Europe. The cases that followed were a result of exposure to the initial individual.