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Animal-Related (Zoonotic) Diseases

Zoonoses control staff monitors diseases which are transmitted from animals to humans. The staff conducts statewide surveillance, control and educational programs, investigates cases of these diseases and provides consultation on the treatment of animal bites. In Colorado, these include, but are not limited to: Hantavirus, Plague, Rabies, Tularemia, West Nile virus, and Tick-Borne diseases.


Specific Disease Information


Information About Animals in Public Settings


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