Tips for People Living in Areas of Plague

Source
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This page offers ideas for people living in areas of plague about how to prevent becoming infected, including:

  1. Reduce rodent habitat around your home
  2. Wear gloves if you are handling or skinning potentially infected animals  
  3. Use repellent if you think you could be exposed to rodent fleas  
  4. Keep fleas off of your pets 
  5. Do not allow dogs or cats that roam free in endemic areas to sleep on your bed