Anthrax Producer Information Session

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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