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Rabies Reminder

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) wants to remind the public to have their animals vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian. “We have a significantly higher number of confirmed rabid animals this year”, said KDHE State Public Health Veterinarian Dr. Ingrid Garrison. Vaccines are available for dogs, cats, ferrets, horses, cattle and sheep.   Animal rabies is common ... Read More »

West Nile virus confirmed in Jefferson County

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A mosquito in Jefferson County, Nebraska recently tested positive for West Nile Virus.  This was the first mosquito to test positive this year for West Nile in the five county PHS District which includes Gage and Jefferson Counties. Emergency Response Coordinator Kim Plouzek said it’s a good time for individuals to become vigilant in minimizing mosquito bites.  There are several ... Read More »