How is Blastomycosis treated?

Blastomycosis is treated with anti-fungal medications. The course of treatment can range from 6 months to a year depending on the severity of the infection and the person’s immune status. Local healthcare facilities and veterinary clinics will be notified of the presence of Blastomycosis in the area mentioned on St. Croix County's Blastomycosis page. If you or your pet are experiencing symptoms, contact a healthcare provider or veterinarian immediately.

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1. I go to the Willow River near Boardman frequently; do I need to get tested?
2. Is there anything I can do to reduce my risk of infection?
3. Can I test the soil at my home?
4. How is Blastomycosis treated?
5. How many cases have been detected?
6. How did Public Health respond during the blastomycosis investigation?