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Mahaska County joins Alert Iowa ranks;
Sixty-nine counties are now 100 percent operational

MAY 22, 2015 - With the addition of Mahaska County, there are are a total of 86 Iowa counties that have signed up to use the Alert Iowa emergency notification system, and now 69 of them are able to both register users and send alerts through the system. Click here to learn more about Alert Iowa.



Bird flu strikes Iowa


Since December 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed several cases of bird flu across the country, with the highest number of affected birds found in Iowa. Find out more about the status of confirmed cases in Iowa and how to protect your flocks, and also access frequently asked questions, fact sheets, brochures, and more.


Separate fact from fiction - learn more by clicking one of the following links.


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