Health Officials Urge People to Get their Horses Vaccinated
If you have a horse, it's that time of year again heath officials are urging people to get their horses vaccinated.
Officials say a chicken in Mobile County tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis.
Horse owners should have their animals vaccinated against encephalitis and the West Nile virus.
They should call a veterinarian immediately if symptoms are observed.
Officials say eastern equine encephalitis can be more dangerous to people than other illnesses caused by mosquito bites.
There is no vaccine for humans.