To avoid getting infected with a disease carried by animals:
Cook your food well.
Sanitize knives and cutting boards that have had contact with raw
meat or fish before using them for other food.
Wash your hands before preparing food or eating.
Wash your hands after contact with animals or their feces.
Don't inhale dust containing dried animal feces.
Avoid mosquito and other insect bites.
If bitten by a bat or other animal, get medical treatment right away.