The Paulding County Health Department is responsible for helping protect the community against outbreaks of disease, whether that disease occurs in nature or because it was released by a terrorist.
While the Paulding County Health Department does not recommend specific bioterrorism related precautions for the public, we do recommend that families have a disaster plan in place for any event, e.g.
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Cyanide is a fast acting, deadly chemical that can be a colorless gas or crystal.
Cyanide gas is sometimes described as having a "bitter almond" smell, but it does not always have an odor and not everyone can detect odor.
The most important things you can do are to: There is little that the individual can do in advance to protect themselves from a bioterrorist attack.
However, there is much that government agencies, health care facilities, and public health departments are doing to improve our capacity to protect the public following an attack.
Health Communication Specialists offer clear, concise, up-to-date information and referrals to the public through hotline and email services.
The service works with the general public, public health professionals and emergency response teams.
Hunters and farmers should use rubber gloves when handling dead animals.
Caregivers of Brucellosis patients with open wounds should wear gloves.
Please follow correct canning procedures for cooking temperatures and refrigeration.