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Vibrio vulnificus Health Education Kit - Sample Public Service Announcement

Vibrio vulnificus Health Education Kit
March 2004; updated October 2009

This document also available in Spanish

[ NAME OF YOUR AGENCY ]
OYSTER PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

CONTACT: [ Contact name ] [ Organization ] [ Phone/email ]

START USE: [ Month, date, year ]

STOP USE: [ Month, date, year ]

READING TIME: [ Insert Reading Time ]

WORD COUNT: [ Insert Word Count ]

YOU CAN GET SERIOUSLY ILL AND EVEN DIE AFTER EATING CONTAMINATED RAW OYSTERS. A FAVORITE DELICACY FOR MANY HISPANICS, EATING RAW OYSTERS CAN BE RISKY IF YOU HAVE A HEALTH CONDITION SUCH AS CANCER, DIABETES OR LIVER DISEASE. DRINKING TWO TO THREE ALCOHOLIC DRINKS A DAY CAN CAUSE LIVER DISASES. THE [ NAME OF YOUR AGENCY ] IS WARNING THE PUBLIC THAT PEOPLE WITH WEAKENED IMMUNE SYSTEMS SHOULD AVOID CONSUMING RAW OYSTERS AT ALL COSTS.

THE [ NAME OF YOUR AGENCY ] RECOMMENDS THAT IF YOU HAVE A HEALTH PROBLEM YOU SHOULD AVOID RAW OYSTERS AND EAT COOKED OYSTERS INSTEAD. IF YOU EAT A RAW OYSTER AND FEEL SYMPTOMS WITHIN 24-48 HOURS SUCH AS DIARHEA, STOMACH CRAMPS, FEVER OR MUSCLE ACHES VISIT A DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE [ NAME OF YOUR AGENCY ] AT INSERT [ PHONE NUMBER ].

THIS IS A MESSAGE FROM THE [ NAME OF YOUR AGENCY AND YOUR STATION ].

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