Environmental Health in Action!

On February 25, 2016, the pictured fox was captured by the Bethel Police Department after exhibiting suspicious behavior. The carcass was delivered to the YKHC Office of Environmental Health for processing and submitted to the Alaska State Public Health Laboratory in Fairbanks.

Field EHOs, left to right: Alyssa Gustafson, Michael Vicente, & Elizabeth Buckingham.
YKHC OEHE staff preparing a specimen to be tested for rabies.

This specimen was negative for rabies.

Contributed by Alyssa Gustafson, Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation

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