County News from Commissioner Rader

DeKalb County publishes press releases related to county government news. Our office will make an effort to publish these releases to the Web site especially when we feel they are important to District 2. We will also publish our own press releases when we feel there is other important news about District 2 and Commissioner Rader. If you would like to see all the current County press releases go to the DeKalb County news page. If you have a suggestion for a news item, please contact us.

09/08/17 5:21 pm

DeKalb Implements Recycling Program Changes - Residents offered new recycling container options

The DeKalb County Sanitation Division announces changes to the residential curbside single-stream recycling program. Effective Sept. 11, 2017, only two recycling container options will be offered. A new standard 35-gallon recycling roll cart will replace bins and bags, and the existing 65-gallon recycling roll cart upgrade option will continue. The 18-gallon recycling bin and 40-gallon recycling bag options will no longer be available.

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08/23/17 7:52 am

West Nile Virus & Zika Activity / Arbovirus Program Update - August 15, 2017

This year, 2017, is turning out to be a very active year for West Nile virus (WNV). The DeKalb County Board of Health’s mosquito surveillance is identifying many more mosquitoes with WNV than would be expected.

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08/04/17 4:25 pm

West Nile Virus & Zika Activity / Arbovirus Program Update

The West Nile virus (WNV) season is well under way. August, September and October are the months when most cases of WNV are reported. This does appear to be an active year with many mosquitoes infected with WNV.

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