Resources

The UMASH Resource Database contains a variety of agricultural safety and health resources created by UMASH and our partner organizations. You can search for resources by keyword, category, and tags/topics.   Disponible en español.

These resources are provided for informational and educational purposes only.  The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC, NIOSH, or other funding agencies.

  • Petting zoos and fairs fact sheet developed by the Minnesota Department of Health.

    – Are petting zoos and fairs safe?

    – What are zoonotic diseases?

    – What are some examples of germs that cause diarrheal zoonotic diseases?

    – Is it common to find these types of germs at a petting zoo or fair?

    – How do people get sick from these germs?

    – What are the symptoms in people?

    – How can I reduce my risk of getting sick from animals at a petting zoo or fair?

    – How can I keep from bringing these germs into my home?

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  • Staying Safe at Petting Zoos and Fairs

  • Petting zoos and fairs fact sheet developed by the Minnesota Department of Health.

    – Are petting zoos and fairs safe?

    – What are zoonotic diseases?

    – What are some examples of germs that cause diarrheal zoonotic diseases?

    – Is it common to find these types of germs at a petting zoo or fair?

    – How do people get sick from these germs?

    – What are the symptoms in people?

    – How can I reduce my risk of getting sick from animals at a petting zoo or fair?

    – How can I keep from bringing these germs into my home?

    OPEN PDF

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  • Staying Safe at Petting Zoos and Fairs