Larimer County Health Department


Mon July 7, 2014

After Positive Fort Collins Test, What To Know About Tularemia

Wild rabbits are known carriers of tularemia, which was recently found in a dead one in Fort Collins.
Jimmy Thomas Flickr-Creative Commons

A wild rabbit in Fort Collins recently tested positive for a disease called tularemia, a very infectious disease that can sicken humans as well as animals, the Larimer County Health Department reported.

So how worried should you be?

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Wed July 31, 2013

West Nile Virus Risk Escalates in Larimer County

With the risk of infection rising, city of Fort Collins staff distributed 2,000 door hangers like this one in southeast portions of the city Saturday.
Grace Hood KUNC


Sun March 24, 2013

In Larimer County, Rabies Cases On The Rise

Six cases of rabies have been reported in Larimer county to date in 2013.
Credit Larimer County

Three skunks and one raccoon have tested positive for rabies in the past week, bringing the total rabies cases this year to six in Larimer County, including five skunks and one raccoon. 

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Thu August 30, 2012


Fri August 17, 2012

They’re Ba-ck… More Mosquitoes Testing Positive For West Nile Virus

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Colorado’s three confirmed cases of West Nile Virus are trailing hard-hit areas like Texas—which has seen more than 300. But local health officials are still warning there are risks.

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