Basic Cholera Prevention Messages

This fact sheet offers basic cholera prevention messages for health communication projects:

  1. Drink and use safe water
  2. Wash your hands often with soap and safe water*
  3. Use latrines or bury your feces (poop); do not defecate in any body of water
  4. Cook food well (especially seafood), keep it covered, eat it hot, and peel fruits and vegetables*
  5. Clean up safely—in the kitchen and in places where the family bathes and washes clothes
  6. Consider getting vaccinated before you travel

Last modified: March 25, 2019

Language: English