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Zoonotic Diseases and Vector Control involves many facets including

  • Bats
  • Bed Bugs
  • Mosquitoes
  • Rabies and Animal Bites
  • Rodents
  • Ticks

The best approach to diseases that can transfer from animals to humans includes education, prevention and an integrated pest management program.

The Ohio Department of Health Zoonotic Disease Program has extensive information about animals that can carry and spread diseases to people:

Bats Ferrets Poultry
Birds Horses Rabbits, Rodents, Pocket Pets
Cats Livestock raccoons
Dogs Nonhuman Primates Reptiles & Amphibians

Please visit our other environmental pages for additional information about vector control and public health prevention.

Access the Ohio Department of Health Vectorborne Disease Surveillance Update here