Anthrax Producer Information Session


Anthrax Producer Information Session

Saturday, April 27 2019

1:00 pm


Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Center,

11308 Alaska Road St, Fort St. John BC


Please join us for a town hall meeting where we will assist local producers, veterinarians and the BC government to plan and prepare for the upcoming grazing season and the risk of anthrax.


Topics include:

· The risk of anthrax to animal health and mitigation strategies;

· The risk of anthrax to human health;

· Access by veterinarians to local stored testing kits, and the testing and diagnosis confirmation protocols;

· Roles and responsibilities if anthrax occurs;

· Carcass disposal protocols;

· Cleaning and disinfection protocols;



Presentations from:

Dr Jane Pritchard, Chief Veterinary Officer, BC Ministry of Agriculture

Dr Perry Spitzer, Veterinarian, North Peace Veterinary Clinic