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The Gazette

Colorado health officials want to see more fruits and vegetables inside lunchboxes this school year.

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KOAA Channel 5 News at 5PM

Many teen smokers are using tobacco products and E-cigarettes that have special flavors like "cinnamon roll" and "gummy bear." A new report from the Centers for Disease Control looks at the number of middle and high school students who use tobacco

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KOAA Channel 5 News at 5PM

Public health officials are working to prevent disease in our community.Those with El Paso County Public Health are encouraging families to make sure vaccines are up to date, for your kids and yourself. Experts say immunizations aren't just for children, they are needed throughout our lifetime.

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The Gazette

A dog was infected and at least one rabbit died recently in Yoder of tularemia - a bacterial infection known as "rabbit fever" that has spiked in recent years across Colorado.

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Fox 21 News Online

A wild rabbit in Yoder died of tularemia, or “rabbit fever,” according to El Paso County Public Health. This is the first confirmed case of tularemia in the county this year.

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KOAA Channel 5 News Online

It was confirmed on June 29 that the rabbit died because infection. The county is asking residents to take caution around wild animals.

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KKTV 11 News Online

El Paso County Public Health confirmed Tuesday that a wild rabbit in Yoder died of Tularemia, also known as rabbit fever.

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KKTV 11 News at 5 p.m.

Colorado is under an air quality advisory from Canadian wildfires.

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KKTV 11 News at 6:30 p.m.

First rabid bat is found in Colorado Springs. Interview provided by Shannon Rowe, MPH, Communicable Disease Program Manager

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KRDO News Channel 13 at 10p.m.

Interview conducted by Shannon Rowe, MPH, Communicable Disease Program Manager