Health Alert! Fleas Test Positive for ‘Plague’ Near Flagstaff, Arizona!Posted: September 27, 2014
Published on 24 Sep 2014
Fleas collected near Flagstaff have tested positive for the plague, according to officials with the Coconino County Public Health Services District.
The fleas were collected and tested as part of surveillance being done by the CCPHSD Environment Health staff due to the die-off of prairie dogs in the area. The fleas were taken from burrows being monitored in the area near Doney Park.