Rat Lungworm Disease Information

Posted on Jun 10, 2018 in Main

♦  Rat Lungworm Prevention Programs

  • Gov. Ige Announces Stepped Up Efforts in Prevention of Rat Lungworm Disease
    On Aug 2, 2017, Gov. Ige, the Department of Health, the Department of Agriculture and a Joint Task Force announced new efforts to prevent rat lungworm disease in Hawaii.  To view the Governor’s news release and video of the news conference, click here.

♦  Rat Lungworm PSA

  • HDOA has a public service announcement (PSA) to inform residents about good food safety practices. To view the PSA, click here.
  • HDOA’s Commodities Branch has also produced PSAs on Food Safety and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP):

Farmers and GAP

Home Gardening Practices

Everyone’s Role in Food Safety 

* * * * * * * * * * * *

♦  Rat Lungworm Disease information sources:

HDOA

 

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

♦ Informational Forums

Insights on PBS Hawaii aired a show on rat lungworm disease. The show aired on May 25, 2017.
To view , go to:  http://pbshawaii.org/insights-on-pbs-hawaii-rat-lungworm-what-you-need-to-know-what-you-need-to-do/

********************************