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4 years 6 months ago

Rabid fox caught in El Paso County

A fox captured in El Paso County last Friday has tested positive for rabies. Residents of the Woodmoor North neighborhood reported that the animal was acting strangely and having trouble walking. The Division of Wildlife captured the fox and euthanized it. This is the fourth rabid mammal captured...

5 years 1 month ago

H1N1 swine flu vaccine priority groups

As the impact of H1N1 swine flu continues spreading there are a lot people anxious to get immunized. Health department leaders want to emphasize that the first shipments are for groups considered high risk. The high priority groups are: health care workers and first responders, pregnant women, caregivers for...

5 years 1 month ago

Most H1N1 flu cases go unreported

The El Paso County Department of Public Health and Environment is urging the community not to worry about the number of cases of H1N1 flu being reported, because an overwhelming majority of cases go unreported. Public health officer Kandi Buckland says the regular flu season isn't here yet and...

5 years 2 months ago

Bracing for a severe flu season

Civilian and military emergency managers met at Fort Carson Thursday to further develop plans in preparation of the upcoming flu season. The H1N1 "swine flu" hasn't gone away since it first arrived back in the spring and public health managers worry that having two active strains of the virus circulating...

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