Zoonosis Control Health Service Regions 2-3 Arlington, Tx

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The Zoonosis Control Division promotes public health through prevention and control of diseases transmissible from animals to man.

The Zoonosis Control Division provides the following services:

  • investigation and surveillance of reported zoonotic diseases in animals and humans;
  • collection of biological specimens for disease surveillance;
  • participation of the Rapid Response Team in emerging disease surveillance case field investigations;
  • identification of various rabies virus strains in submitted specimans;
  • provision of human rabies biologicals;
  • regulation and inspection of rabies quarantine facilities;
  • training of Animal Control Officers; and
  • implementation of the Oral Rabies Vaccination Program for wildlife.

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Last updated September 14, 2011