Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: rabies vaccine

Tennessee Department of Health says Wildlife Rabies Vaccination Project protects People and Pets

 

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to help prevent rabies by distributing oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons along Tennessee’s borders with Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. The annual baiting program administered by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, began in Tennessee September 25th, 2015.

“Control of raccoon rabies is vital to public health. We are pleased to be part of this important and effective program to reduce rabies in wildlife, which helps prevent transmission to people, pets and livestock,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH.

Tennessee Works with USDA, Other Southeast States to Prevent Raccoon Rabies

Tennessee Works with USDA, Other Southeast States to Prevent Raccoon Rabies

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Tennessee Department of Health Wildlife Rabies Vaccination Project helps protect People and Pets

 

Baiting Program Expanding in Tennessee This Year to Prevent Raccoon Rabies

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to help prevent rabies by distributing oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons along Tennessee’s borders with Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.

The annual baiting program administered by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, began in Tennessee September 27th, 2014.

“Control of raccoon rabies is vital to public health, as reducing rabies in wildlife helps prevent transmission to people, pets and livestock,” said Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH. ”We are pleased to be part of this important and effective program.”

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Tennesssee Department of Health announces Grant Funds available for Spay/Neuter Programs

 

Funding made possible through “Animal Friendly” license plate sales

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is now accepting applications for the Animal Friendly Spay/Neuter Grant program.

Grants provided through this initiative support low-cost spay and neuter programs for dogs and cats in Tennessee and are funded through sales of Animal Friendly license plates. «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 


Wildlife Rabies Vaccination Project helps protect People and Pets

 

Tennessee Works With USDA, Other Southeast States to Prevent Raccoon Rabies

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to help prevent rabies by distributing oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons along Tennessee’s borders with Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. The annual baiting program administered by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, will begin in Tennessee on September 30th, 2011.

“Control of raccoon rabies is vital to public health, and we are pleased to be part of this important and effective program to reduce rabies in wildlife, which helps prevent transmission to people, pets and livestock,” said Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, FACOEM. «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Tennessee works with U.S.D.A., other Southeast States to prevent Raccoon rabies

 

World Rabies Day is September 28

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville – The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the United States Department of Agriculture to distribute an oral rabies vaccine for raccoons along Tennessee’s borders with Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia. The baiting program administered by USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services program will begin Thursday, October 1, 2009.

“This is an important and effective program to prevent the spread of rabies, and we are pleased to be part of this effort to protect the health of Tennesseans,” said Health Commissioner Susan R. Cooper, MSN, RN. “This is also a good time to remind pet owners of the importance of having all rabies vaccinations current for dogs and cats to ensure their health and safety.”

raccoonrabies «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 



  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls

    Now playing at the Movies