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State Fund Safety Blog – Valley Fever is at a Fever Pitch

August 10, 2018

Incidents of Valley Fever are on an upward trend.  Over the last three years, there were 8,203 cases — an all-time high—and this year’s shaping up to be the worst on record.

Valley Fever causes headaches, fever, cough, and chills. It is typically contracted in the summer months, however, persistent drought conditions that keep the soil warm and dry has resulted in cases year round.

Learn more about how to prevent Valley Fever on our Safety Blog.

Also, attend a free webinar on August 21, 2018, presented by the California Department of Public Health. Registration is required.

Remember to visit our Safety blog to find additional articles on safety, information about upcoming safety seminars, to submit your own safety questions, and subscribe for more safety content.

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