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https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/strategies-managing-risks-food-contamination-communicable-disease-camp

Strategies for Managing the Risks of Food Contamination and Communicable Disease at Camp

It is easy to become casual about food preparation and food safety. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website, each year one in six Americans, roughly 48 million...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-study-update-ten-promising-practices-healthy-camp

Healthy Camp Study Update: Ten Promising Practices of a Healthy Camp

Since the outbreak of H1N1 during the summer of 2009, camps have been diligently updating their health and safety protocols and practices for the management of communicable diseases. By accessing and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/emerging-issues-immunizations-measles-other-communicable-diseases

Emerging Issues: Immunizations, Measles, and Other Communicable Diseases

ACA has partnered with medical and health professionals to provide the most up-to-date information available. This article will focus on three areas: immunizations, measles, and other communicable...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/measles-disturbing-trend-society-your-camp

Measles, a Disturbing Trend — for Society and Your Camp

The discussion of communicable illness in the camp environment often centers on the very significant issue of foodborne illness. Every summer significant cases of E. coli, salmonella, and others are...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/covid-19-decision-making-amid-uncertainty

COVID-19: Decision-Making Amid Uncertainty

It’s a pandemic. No one knows enough. They say it may last 12–18 months. Maybe longer. Information changes day-to-day. Sometimes more frequently. There’s a pediatric complication that wasn’t...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/health-screening-has-evolved-does-your-practice-reflect

Health Screening Has Evolved: Does Your Practice Reflect That?

Health screening, a practice typical to most camps' opening day process, has undergone an evolution. Granted, some changes were kick-started by our COVID-19 experience but, like...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/testing-considerations-sars-cov-2-summer-camp-settings

Testing Considerations for SARS-CoV-2 in Summer Camp Settings

A major challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic has and continues to be our ability to test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 effectively, efficiently, and economically in both symptomatic and asymptomatic...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/consideraciones-sobre-las-pruebas-para-sars-cov-2-en-campamentos-de-verano

Consideraciones sobre las Pruebas para SARS-CoV-2 en Campamentos de Verano

Uno de los principales retos de la pandemia de COVID-19 ha sido y sigue siendo nuestra capacidad de realizar pruebas para detectar la presencia de SARS-CoV-2 de forma eficaz, eficiente y económica...