human-animalThis section contains descriptions of conditions and hazards that could be encountered in a cottage or rural environment. Cottagers, full-time residents at the lake, and urban dwellers who frequent the outdoors should make an effort to be aware of the various risks out there and be prepared to take precautions, ensuring a worry-free and safe experience. Included in these advisories are notes on tick-borne diseases, Hantavirus in mice, mosquito-borne viruses, dealing with old wells, soil-borne fungal diseases, blue-green algae danger in lake water, to mention just a few.

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