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Rabies alert in Putnam County with high number of potential cases

Rabies alert in Putnam County with high number of potential cases

CARMEL The Putnam County Health Department is encouraging locals to vaccinate their dogs against the lethal virus that causes rabies. According to Marianne Burdick, an assistant public health sanitarian who oversees the county’s rabies management program, any mammal can contract rabies, albeit certain species are more susceptible than others. When an inquiry concludes that a...

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Rabies alert in Putnam County with high number of potential cases

Rabies alert in Putnam County with high number of potential cases

CARMEL The Putnam County Health Department is encouraging locals to vaccinate their dogs against the lethal virus that causes rabies. According to Marianne Burdick, an assistant public health sanitarian who oversees the county’s rabies management program, any mammal can contract rabies, albeit certain species are more susceptible than others. When an inquiry concludes that a...

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Westchester issues toxoplasmosis exposure warning

Westchester issues toxoplasmosis exposure warning

WHITE STRIPE The health department started looking into two cases of toxoplasmosis, an infection with a parasite, and as a result, Westchester County released a toxoplasmosis exposure warning. Two game meals were provided at the Moses Taylor Jr. American Legion Post in Mount Kisco on Friday, January 19, and Saturday, January 20, for people who...