Food safety refers to the best ways to handle, prepare, and store food to prevent illness. Foodborne illness may be caused by consuming food contaminated with certain bacteria and viruses.
Food safety factsheets
Keep it clean
1. Clean: Wash hands and surfaces often
2. Separate: Don't Cross-contaminate
3. Cook: Cook food to proper temperatures
4. Chill: Refrigerate leftover foods promptly
Health Department Office Location
2nd Floor, 300 4th St. N.
La Crosse, WI 54601
Main Business Phone: 608-785-9872
Email: [email protected]
In a public health emergency call 911
WI Relay Service and Interpretation Services Available
Office Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday-Friday; some service hours may vary