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Colorado Livestock Disease Recap

Colorado Livestock Disease Recap

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture and Colorado producers have had a busy summer protecting livestock from diseases that affected this state’s largest agricultural sector – animal industry. “The collaboration between livestock producers, private practice veterinarians, our veterinary diagnostic laboratories and our Department were important in reducing the risks and mitigating the effects […]

West Nile Mosquitoes are in  Prowers County

West Nile Mosquitoes are in Prowers County

First 2012 mosquito pool positive test for West Nile Confirmed for Prowers County   Lamar, CO– Prowers County Public Health officials have received lab confirmation of West Nile in a sample pool of mosquitoes collected on the night of August 27th.  This positive result is from a number of surveillance locations in and around the city  […]

Health Department Alerts SE CO Residents Against West Nile Virus

Health Department Alerts SE CO Residents Against West Nile Virus

August 1, 2012-The Prowers County Department of Public Health and Environment advises all residents to take precautions against West Nile Virus. We had a very dry first half of the summer and recent mosquito trapping has yielded low mosquito numbers and to date there have been no collected mosquitoes that have tested positive for West […]