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    Infectious Disease Prevention Section
    Mail Code: 1927
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite G401
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: (512) 776-7676
    Fax: (512) 776-7616




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Animal Friendly Program, Animal Ownership, Animal Bites)

Outdoor Health and Safety Tips

Hunters, campers, and hikers should be aware that they could be exposed to diseases passed by ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes. Rats or mice in cabins can also spread disease. The best way to avoid getting these diseases is to follow tips on protection.

Last updated February 3, 2022