The Department of Environmental Health has created and found some instructional videos that may be of assistance. Please see below.
Food Safety Videos
Food Handlers & Their Hands
For food handlers, proper hand washing is the first step to protecting the public from getting sick. Watch this video to help stop the spread of germs.
Watch this video to learn more on ensuring food is from a reliable and approved source.
Wash Rinse Sanitize
Learn the proper warewashing techniques to help stop excessive bacterial growth and to prevent foodborne illnesses.
Proper Hygiene for Food Handlers
This video discusses measures food handlers must take to ensure their hygiene doesn't jeopardize food safety.
Hot & Cold Food Temperatures
This video has information that food handlers can use to ensure foods are held at safe temperatures.
ABC's of Food Safety
This instructional video provides information on food safety in your kitchen to protect yourself and your family.
Food Handler Training (English)
This educational video is designed to educate food handlers in Riverside County on food safety in restaurants.
Manual de Instrucción para El Trabajador de la Industria Alimenticia
Este video educativo está diseñado para educar a los Trabajadores de la Industria Alimenticia del Condado de Riverside sobre cómo manejar alimentos de manera segura en los restaurantes.
Foodborne Illness Testimonials
Years of Suffering that Could Have Been Prevented: The Story of Kate and Bernadette
This is an account of the suffering, hospitalization, and near death of Bernadette Jacobs and daughter Kate as a result of foodborne illness. Bernadette contracted listeriosis when she was 32 weeks pregnant with Kate.
A Family Tragedy that Could Have Been Prevented: The Story of Zella Ploghoft - Part 1
On June 22, 2010, after seven weeks of hospitalization, Mrs. Zella Ploghoft of Athens, Ohio, died from complications caused by foodborne illness. This is an account of her suffering, hospitalization, and death as told by her son and daughter, Philip Ploghoft and Shelly Cooper.
A Family Tragedy that Could Have Been Prevented: The Story of Zella Ploghoft - Part 2
On June 22, 2010, after seven weeks of hospitalization, Mrs. Zella Ploghoft of Athens, Ohio, died from complications caused by foodborne illness. This is an account of her suffering, hospitalization, and death as told by her husband Milton Ploghoft.
Vector Control Videos
Day Biting Mosquitoes
This video includes information on two species of mosquitoes that are non-native to California and are know to transmit diseases such as Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya, West Nile Virus and Yellow Fever.
West Nile Virus Short
See the story of one family who never thought West Nile virus would happen to them.
Why Vector Control Matters
This educational video explains the importance Vector Control Technicians play in protecting the health and safety of people in the community.
I'm One - West Nile Virus PSA
This video explains how and who can be affected by West Nile Virus.
Start Living a Healthier Life
Riverside County has a Culture of Health Program. Here is an inspiring story of 2 of our employees who made lifestyle changes and have embraced a new healthier way of life.
Start Living a Healthier Life - Part 2
These are the stories of 2 people who changed their lives through healthy eating and exercising.
Essentials for Healthy & Safe Pools
Learn about safety for your pool. Watch this video to help prepare you and your family to have a fun and safe summer.
Flood Channel Public Service Announcement
Drowning Prevention PSA - Riverside County Water Safety Coalition
Flooded roadways and waterways can be dangerous. Riverside County encourages extreme caution during rainy weather.
The Water Safety Coalition tells a story about a family that almost lost their child in a drowning accident during the summer. Learn great water safety tips to protect your family and friends when swimming.
San Bernardino Assistance
Giving a Helping Hand Short
After the tragic shooting at San Bernardino in 2015, multiple agencies came together to provide mutual aid to San Bernardino County's Department of Environmental Health. Hear the experiences of those who were directly involved.