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University of Illinois Extension serving Bond, Clinton, Jefferson, Marion and Washington Counties

Marion County
1404 E Main
Rt 50 East
Salem, IL 62881
Phone: 618-548-1446
FAX: 618-548-9891

Bond County
925 E. Harris
Greenville, IL 62246
Phone: 618-664-3665
FAX: 618-664-9277
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Clinton County
1163 N. Fourth Street
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-4551
FAX: 618-526-4597
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Jefferson County
4618 Broadway
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-242-0780
FAX: 618-242-0781
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm

Washington County
9623 Wall Street
Nashville, IL 62263
Phone: 618-327-8881
FAX: 618-327-8882
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness

Animal Protection

  • 6 Ways To Prevent Poultry Diseases
    Backyard Biosecurity

  • APHIS Veterinary Services: Helping Native Americans Protect Their Livestock and Fisheries
    APHIS-VS is eager to help Native American communities maintain and promote their valuable livestock and fisheries, keeping them free of disease and pests through technical and emergency training, outreach activities, and consultations that ensure APHIS initiatives respect Native American cultural heritage and values.

  • Biosecurity Basics
    Livestock are at risk of foreign animal disease. Swine, cattle, horses, sheep, goats, poultry and other livestock can be affected by a few unseen bacteria, parasites or viruses. Simple changes can provide an extra measure of protection for your animals. USDA Publication.

  • Biosecurity- The Key to Keeping Your Horses Healthy
    Biosecurity means doing everything you can to reduce the chances of an infectious disease being carried onto your farm by people, animals, equipment, or vehicles, either accidentally or on purpose.

  • Disaster Preparedness on the Farm
    September is Disaster Preparedness month - is your farm and family ready?

  • Emergency Preparedness Planning for Pets and Livestock
    Some of the things you can do to prepare for the unexpected, such as assembling an emergency supply kit for yourself, your family and your pets, are the same regardless of the type of emergency. Information covers family pets, horses, and livestock. USDA Publication.

  • Foot-and-Mouth Disease
    APHIS Factsheet - July 2013. Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a severe, highly contagious viral disease. The FMD virus causes illness in cows, pigs, sheep, goats, deer, and other animals with divided hooves.

  • Protect Your Birds From Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)
    Avian influenza (AI), or "bird flu," is a virus that infects domestic poultry, such as chickens, turkeys, quail, and geese, and wild birds such as shorebirds and waterfowl. Here's what to look for: