Jackson County Health Department

Promoting Health, Preventing Illness, Protecting our Environment and Preparing for Emergencies

How can I have a dead bird tested for West Nile Virus?

To learn more about which birds are eligible for testing, click here.

If you found a bird that is eligible for testing, please contact the Environmental Health Division at 684-3143, ext. 128.




 415 Health Department Road

Murphysboro, IL 62966

Monday - Thursday 8AM - 5PM

Closed Fridays





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After Hours Emergencies 800-875-0162