Animal Control Changes Proposed

TALENT, Ore. – Jackson County Health officials are proposing some changes to Animal Control that could make some adoptions cheaper, and others that would generate more revenue. In a meeting with commissioners on Tuesday, Health and Human Services Manager Jackson Baures suggested four proposals. One proposal would require veterinarians to report those who get rabies … Continue reading »

Rodent Borne Disease Kills Two

ASHLAND, Ore. – As Labor Day weekend approaches, most of may be thinking about heading to the outdoors, but health officials are warning us of a disease that can be contracted by inhaling. Recently, two people in California enjoying the outdoors at Yosemite National Park, died of a rodent-borne illness called the hantavirus. Park officials … Continue reading »