Larimer County Health Department
Drastic action is being taken in one Colorado city to head off the possible spread of the West Nile virus.
The flu season is sending hundreds of Coloradans to the hospital, and unlike years past, many of the patients are not elderly.
The West Nile virus has hit one county in Colorado the hardest with more than 100 confirmed cases.
Even without taking a sip, some bacteria in floodwaters can be deadly.
More and more Coloradans are getting West Nile virus. Eighty-three cases have been reported from the Front Range over to the Four Corners.
Larimer County is warning people about the dangers of rabid animals and the possibility of infecting pets and people. Officials have seen an unsettling rise in wild animals with the disease.
Four more skunks have tested positive for rabies in Larimer County.
The Larimer County Health Department reported another case of meningococcal sepsis on Thursday.