Ate some questionable leftovers, and now you’re sick? You may have a foodborne illness! Foodborne illnesses (a.k.a. food poisoning) are preventable diseases caused by a variety of bacteria and viruses that enter the body through the gastrointestinal tract. If you’re feeling queasy, click one of the links below for more information on foodborne illnesses, prevention, and how to report a disease to Carson City Health and Human Services!