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Vibrio vulnificus Health Education Kit - Sample Public Service Announcement

Vibrio vulnificus Health Education Kit

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[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].