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Zoonotic Disease Prevention at Fairs

Oregon and Washington specialists from the Department of Agriculture, Department of Health, and Extension shared best practices for keeping animals and people healthy during county fairs. Preventing the spread of zoonotic diseases was the focus of this one-hour webinar. Featured speakers: Drs. Lyndon Badcoe and Ron Wohrle.

Please share this opportunity with fair managers, county Extension faculty and other decision makers interested in disease reduction and risk management at fairs. For more information, please contact Lynette Black, 4-H Youth Development Faculty, Oregon State University Extension Service.


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