Zoonotic Disease Prevention

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WASH

General Precautions For Zoonotic Diseases of Companion Animals

Zoonotic disease prevention recommendations for pet owners.
English (1 pg)

Zoonotic Disease Precautions For Pet Reptile and Amphibian Owners

Zoonotic disease prevention recommendations for people that keep reptiles as pets.
English (1 pg)

Additional Precautions for Immunocompromised Individuals

Additional zoonotic disease prevention measures for people with weakened immune systems.
English (1 pg)

Dog Bite Prevention

Preventive measures for dog bites and associated zoonotic diseases.
English (1 pg)

Pets in the Classroom

Preventive measures for companion animals in classroom settings.
English (1 pg)

Zoonotic Disease Prevention Handout: W.A.S.H.

Zoonotic disease prevention measures using the acronym (W.A.S.H.) to remind individuals to Wash, Avoid, use Safety, and maintain Health. English (1 pg)

Veterinary Standard Precautions

Veterinary Standard Precautions

Protect your staff or yourself when working with animals.

The 2015 Compendium of Veterinary Standard Precautions for Zoonotic Disease Prevention in Veterinary Personnel, published by the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians (NASPHV) describes routine prevention practices designed to minimize transmission of zoonotic pathogens from animals to veterinary personnel. The Compendium also includes a Model Infection Control Plan for Veterinary Practices to help guide practices in the implementation of preventive measures.