How many cases have been detected?

Throughout the course of the investigation, there were 4 people and 5 dogs diagnosed with blastomycosis. Blastomycosis infections are rare, finding a small cluster like this is rarer still. With 1 to 5 reported cases annually, St. Croix County is not considered an area with hyperendemic transmission.

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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?