Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds extends Bird Flu Disaster Declaration

(ABC 6 NEWS) – In Iowa, Governor Kim Reynolds has extended the state’s bird flu disaster proclamation in the six counties where the virus was detected.

One of those is Kossuth County, which borders Winnebago and Hancock counties.

The proclamation lasts through December 17 and allows for more resources from state agencies to track, monitor, and contain each case.

Officials say poultry products are still safe to eat.