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Staying Safe at Petting Zoos and Fairs

Staying Safe at Petting Zoos and Fairs

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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?

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  • « Back to Database
  • 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