Stop Nuzzling Chickens, CDC Warns

Happy Memories

Going camping makes you feel closer to the people you’ve met. That’s because the emotional feelings campers experience around a camp fire, on long
hikes, while exploring or watching a sun set.

Salmonella outbreaks connected to backyard poultry have affected over 200 individuals in 38 states.

This year has seen dozens of hospitalizations and one death.

Camping
Improves The 

Compared to 59% of non-campers, 79% of
campers feel satisfied with the quality of their life.
They feel more balanced, optimistic, energized and
just happier.

Salmonella is often connected with tainted or raw foods, but it can also be obtained via pets, especially poultry

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Chickens, ducks, and other birds can have salmonella and campylobacter in their intestines, which can be spread to humans by kissing, cuddling, touching, and contact with droppings.

               Health
At All Ages

83% of +75 year-olds who like to camp reckon they
feel especially active for their age. That's compared
to only 66% of non campers of the
same age. 

Camping Helps 

Bring People Together

Symptoms begin 8-72 hours after infection and persist weeks to months.

The CDC encourages poultry owners to wash their hands after contact, store flock supplies out of the home, keep children under 5 away from the animals, and handle eggs safely by scrubbing them with sandpaper or cloth.

Campers Feel
Like They Can

83% of +75 year-olds who like to camp reckon they
feel especially active for their age. That's compared
to only 66% of non campers of the
same age. 

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