You may have heard that a third animal has tested positive for rabies in our area. In addition, the West Nile Virus was recently detected in the Palmyra area. How can you stay informed about these important public health issues and take preventative measures? You can sign up for Nixle to receive alerts from the police and other agencies. You also might want to friend the Palmyra police department's recently established Facebook page. For more information, you might want to check out BCLS's Government Research Guide. You can find out more about rabies from this book and West Nile Virus from this book. Stay safe this summer!