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New SD Department of Health Page: Preventing Illness Associated with Animal Contact

July 31, 2018

Take a look at the new webpage of resources designed to help people minimize the chance of illness associated with animals in public settings such as petting zoos and fairs!  Preventing Illness Associated with Animal Contact shows tips, downloadable posters, data, and resources that anyone can use.  These resources have been made available through the […]

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Feasting on Rural America: The Spread of Tick-Borne Diseases

May 24, 2017

From The Rural Monitor May 17, 2017 by Jenn Lukens Part parasite and part predator, the tick has become one of the nation’s most harmful bugs. Overgrown, humid areas are prime real estate for these critters, making rural America more susceptible to their growing numbers and the diseases they carry. Even with the paranoia they […]

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