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    • Malaria

    • What is malaria? Malaria is an illness that causes fever, shaking chills and flu-like symptoms such as headaches, muscle aches and extreme tiredness. Malaria can cause very severe illness, and can be fatal if not treated. Some types of malaria...
    • 2013-02
    • West Nile virus

    • What is West Nile virus? West Nile virus is a virus that is spread by mosquitoes and may cause illness in birds, animals, and humans. West Nile virus was not known to be present in the United States until the summer of 1999. Before that, West Nile...
    • 2012-08
    • Virus del Nilo Occidental

    • ¿Qué es el virus del Nilo Occidental? El virus del Nilo Occidental pertenece al grupo de virus llamado arbovirus los cuales son transmitidos por mosquitos (zancudos) y pueden causar enfermedades en las aves, animales, y humanos. No se sabía de la...
    • 2008-06
    • West Nile virus

    • What is West Nile virus? West Nile virus is one of a group of viruses called arboviruses that are spread by mosquitoes and may cause illness in birds, animals, and humans. West Nile virus was not known to be present in the United States until the...
    • 2012-06
    • Grand old times, 07-08/2012

    • Awards Received at the State Conference on Aging; Important Notice!!! Grand Gateway Area Agency on Aging, National Family Caregiver Program (NFCSP), manages a Respite Voucher Program for caregivers and grandparents raising grandchildren.; Next...
    • 2012-07
    • West Nile mitigation 2013

    • program of Oklahoma City-County Health Department for West Nile virus prevention and mitigation, 2013; Municipality/ Health Department agreements for mitigation planning and trapping are vital to both parties and essential in planning and...
    • 2014-02-27
    • Ehrlichiosis

    • What is ehrlichiosis? Ehrlichiosis is an illness caused by a bacteria called Ehrlichia that is passed to humans and animals through the bite of an infected tick. Two different forms of human ehrlichiosis primarily occur in the U.S., human monocytic...
    • 2012-06
    • Mosquitoborne disease prevention.

    • There are over 60 different types (species) of mosquitoes in Oklahoma and 230 species in the United States.; How can I prevent mosquito bites?; What is BTI, Mosquito Dunk, Aquaback, or Vectobac?
    • 2012-06
    • Mosquito repellent.

    • Why should I use insect repellent? Insect repellents can help reduce the exposure to mosquito and tick bites that may cause serious illness and even death. Using insect repellent allows you to continue to play and work outdoors with a reduced risk...
    • 2012-06
    • Yellow fever.

    • What is Yellow fever? Yellow fever is a disease that is caused by a virus that is spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito.
    • 2012-06
    • Fiebre maculosa de las Montañas Rocosas

    • ¿Qué es la Fiebre Maculosa de las Montañas Rocosas ? La Fiebre Maculosa de las Montañas Rocosas (FMMR) es una enfermedad causada por la bacteria Rickettsia rickettsii que es pasada a humanos por medio de una mordida de una garrapata infectada. FMMR...
    • 2012-05
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever

    • What is Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever? Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is a disease caused by the bacteria Rickettsia rickettsii that is passed to humans through the bite of an infected tick. RMSF is the most commonly reported tickborne illness...
    • 2012-05
    • Pest e-alerts, 05/29/2014, v.13 no.18

    • Got Grasshoppers? Get After Them NOW: Management Options in Rangeland and Pastures, Tom A. Royer, Justin Talley; Red Spiders or Wheel Bug Nymphs?, Eric Rebek; Heartland Virus and Lone Star Ticks, Bruce Noden, Justin Talley;
    • 2014-05-29
    • Tularemia.

    • What is tularemia? Tularemia is a bacterial disease of humans and animals caused by the bacteria Francisella tularensis. It was once commonly referred to as "rabbit fever." nationally, Oklahoma is one of the states with relatively higher numbers of...
    • 2012-06
    • Chikungunya virus

    • What is Chikungunya? Chikungunya (pronounced chik-en-gun-ye) is a viral disease caused by the Chikungunya virus. Currently, the virus is not indigenous to the continental United States (US), meaning that the virus is not found in the US and is not...
    • 2014-06-19
    • Dengue fever

    • What is dengue? Dengue (pronounced den' gee) is an infection caused by a virus from the dengue virus family and is spread by being bitten by an infected mosquito. Dengue viruses cause conditions called dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever....
    • 2012-06
    • Lyme disease

    • What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease is a tickborne illness, caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi (B. burgdorferi ).
    • 2012-06
    • Traveler's health

    • While it’s fun to bring back souvenirs from vacations and other travels, one souvenir nobody wants is an infectious disease. It is important to research and plan ahead when travelling, especially outside the United States. Use these resources to be...
    • 2013-06
    • Southern tick-associated rash illness (STARI)

    • What is STARI? Persons in the southeastern and south central states, including Oklahoma, have reported having a “bull’s-eye” rash that is typically seen in persons with the early stages of Lyme disease. However, testing for the bacteria that causes...
    • 2012-06
    • Erliquiosis

    • ¿Qué es la enfermedad de erliquiosis? La erliquiosis es una infección transmitida por garrapatas que ha sido identificada recientemente, la cual afecta a la gente y los animales y es causada por un microorganismo bacterial llamado Ehrlichia. En los...
    • 2004-08
    • Logan County community health assessment

    • During the winter of 2010, the Logan County Partnership engaged the community to assess the health status of county residents. Using the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) model, organizers gathered information for four...
    • 2013-12-20
    • Grand old times

    • Assistance, Advocacy, Answers on Aging; A publication of Grand Gateway Area Agency on Aging, serving Craig, Delaware, Mayes, Nowata, Ottawa, Rogers and Washington Counties
    • 2008; 2009; 2011


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