Wildlife-related Diseases:
Need-to-know Info for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Enjoy New Hampshire's great outdoors, but DO learn how to take smart precautions to protect yourself against wildlife-related diseases such as Lyme disease (carried by ticks), rabies, avian flu and others.

Wildlife Disease Brochure
An Outdoor Enthusiast's Guide to Wildlife-related Diseases (PDF)

What's the risk? Are you more likely to get EEE or West Nile Virus from a mosquito bite or Lyme disease from a tick? Click here to download "Don't Let the BAD Bugs Bite" a fact sheet that looks at the risks and rewards of getting outside.

An Outdoor Enthusiast's Guide to Wildlife-related Diseases - This brochure provides basic information about Avian Influenza, Rabies, Lyme Disease, EEE, West Nile Virus, Chronic Wasting Disease and fish diseases; offers disease prevention guides for each, as well as N.H. Fish and Game and USDA-Wildlife Services monitoring efforts, and suggestions for additional resources where you can learn more.

Lyme disease -- Click here for a bulletin (PDF File, 150KB), including symptoms and prevention strategies, from the N.H. Department of Health and Human Services.

Rabies -- Click to download the brochure "Wildlife, Rabies and You!" Learn what rabies is and how to protect yourself and your family; includes list of precautions for reducing the possibility of exposure.

Avian Flu -- Click here for a fact sheet on how N.H. is preparing for bird flu, what you should know about bird flu, and State and National links with more information.

CWD Update -- Status of Chronic Wasting Disease in New Hampshire


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