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Young children are most at risk for serious animal bites. Talk to a parent and child you love now. For information click Here.

Young children are most at risk for serious tickborne illness. Talk to a parent and child you love now. For information click Here

Athletes can protect themselves from serious skin infections. Talk to an athlete you love now. For information click Here

Children are most at risk for serious mosquito borne disease. Talk to a parent and child you love now. For information click Here

Safe food preparation prevents foodborne disease. Talk to a cook you love now. For information click Here

Read about West Virginia's plan to prevent infections in healthcare facilities at http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/HAI/Pages/default.aspx

Does your county have raccoon-strain rabies? Find out at: http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/Zoonosis/Rabies/Pages/Rabies.aspx

Does your county have cases of Lyme disease? Find out at: http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/Zoonosis/Tick/Pages/Lyme.aspx

Is flu season over? Find out at http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/flu/Pages/default.aspx

What's the big "Whoop ta doo" about Whooping Cough (pertussis) Find out at: http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/IBD_VPD/VPD/Pages/Pertussis.aspx

Get "Ticked OFF" find out about Tick borne diseases and how to protect you and your loved ones at:http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/OEPS/DISEASE/ZOONOSIS/TICK/Pages/default.aspx

Temperatures are warming up and ticks are active again. Tick bites can transmit disease. Review prevention tips at http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/OEPS/DISEASE/ZOONOSIS/TICK/Pages/default.aspx

Last year 98 animals (mostly wildlife) in WV were found to have rabies. Make sure your pet is up-to-date with rabies vaccine today! Click Here for more rabies information.

It's nearly summer and the mosquitoes will be back. Mosquito bites can transmit disease. Review prevention tips at http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/Zoonosis/Mosquito/Pages/default.aspx

Usually diarrhea is not that serious. But know the signs of severe illness and when to see a doctor for it. For more info see http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/FnW/Pages/default.aspx

Protect your baby from pertussis. Get vaccinated! http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/IBD_VPD/VPD/Pages/Pertussis.aspx

Did you know the flu can linger into April? Cover your cough. For more information on influenza: http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/flu/Pages/default.aspx

A hemodialysis patient is 100 times more likely to get a bloodstream infection from MRSA than other people. http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/AtoZ/Pages/CLABSI.aspx

Hand washing etiquette is among the best ways to prevent the spread of any kind of flu and many other diseases. Click Here for more information.

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