UPDATED: Pence Coming To Dubois To Address Bird Flu Concerns

News ConferenceJASPER (NNDC) – indiana Governor Mike Pence is enroute to Dubois County to hold a news conference concerning the report of bird flu at a farm northwest of Dubois.

At an earlier news conference this morning with local state and federal health and emergency officials in Jasper (pictured) the infection known as Avian Flu was confirmed at the Steve and Dan Kalb farm just outside Dubois.

Also at 1:45 p.m. the Indiana State Board of Animal Health tells NewsNow Dubois County the Kalb farm is the only farm locally with the confirmed avian flu outbreak.

Tammy Humbert with the Dubois County Emergency Management Agency says other farmers in the area are already taking proactive measures to make sure their farms are not affected.

She also says the Kalb farm is the only farm in Dubois County where the outbreak has been confirmed.

We will have more updates throughout the day here on NewsNow Dubois County.

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