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Q fever is a disease caused by a bacteria that is found in some animals such as goats, sheep, and cattle and wildlife such as bighorn sheep or mountain goats. People become infected by breathing in dust that has been contaminated by infected animal feces (poop), urine (pee), milk, and birth products; through direct contact (touching, being licked, etc.); or by eating contaminated raw dairy products (milk or cheese).


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Carson City, Douglas and Lyon Counties
Carson City Health & Human Services (CCHHS)
(775) 887-2190

Clark County
Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD)
(702) 759-1300

Washoe County
Washoe County Health District (WCHD)
(775) 328-2447

All Other Counties
Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH)
(775) 400-0333