This page provides information about possible plague findings in ground squirrels in southwest Idaho.
For other wildlife related diseases,visit our wildlife diseases page.
What do I do?
If you find multiple dead rodents, you should:
- IMPORTANT: Possible exposure or illnesses to pets or humans should be reported to the Department of Health and Welfare.
- Vacate the area! Avoid exposure to fleas and do not handle dead wild animals. Photos are valuable, but do not risk your health to obtain them.
- Report the Sighting
All reports will be reviewed. Not all reports will be responded to. If you have an emergency, dial 9-1-1.