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Henry County Animal Care & Control

RABIES ALERT

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On August 6, 2015, Henry County Animal Control received a call that a raccoon had made contact with an outdoor cat and the raccoon was killed. The remains of the raccoon were taken to the Georgia Public Health Laboratory for rabies testing, and the results came back positive, making this the 7th confirmed rabies virus case this year.

The Henry County Animal Care and Control Department has issued a:

  • 45-day Rabies Alert, as required by the Georgia Rabies Control Manual, for a one-half mile area surrounding the 300 block of Oak Hill Terrace, in Stockbridge, Georgia.

During this alert, residents living within this area should make sure that all of their companion animals have a current rabies vaccination, and if not must do so as soon as possible. Additionally, residents should be vigilant of the behavior of not only their own pets, but also of surrounding wildlife (e.g. foxes, skunks and raccoons) that are acting in an unusual manner.

For more information, visit www.hcacc.org or contact Henry County Rabies Control Officer, Vince Farah at (770) 288-7387.

RABIES ALERT

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On July 30, 2015, Henry County Animal Control received a call that a raccoon was killed by two dogs. The remains of the raccoon were taken to the Georgia Public Health Laboratory for rabies testing, and the results came back positive for the rabies virus.

The Henry County Animal Care and Control Department has issued a:

  • 45-day Rabies Alert, as required by the Georgia Rabies Control Manual, for a 1 mile area around 1000 block of Crumbly Rd. in McDonough, Georgia.

During this alert, residents living within this area should make sure that all of their companion animals have a current rabies vaccination, and if not must do so as soon as possible. Additionally, residents should be vigilant of the behavior of not only their own pets, but also of surrounding wildlife (e.g. foxes, skunks and raccoons) that are acting in an unusual manner.

For more information, visit www.hcacc.org or contact Henry County Rabies Control Officer, Vince Farah at (770) 288-7387.

RABIES ALERT

07152015-06

On July 14, 2015, Henry County Animal Control received a call that a raccoon had fought with three cats in the area of Rosser Rd. in McDonough. The remains of the raccoon were taken to the Georgia Public Health Laboratory for rabies testing, and the results came back positive for the rabies virus.

The Henry County Animal Care and Control Department has issued a:

  • 45-day Rabies Alert, as required by the Georgia Rabies Control Manual, for a half-mile area around Rosser Rd. in McDonough, GA.

During this alert, residents living within this area should make sure that all of their companion animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations.  Additionally, residents should be vigilant of the behavior of not only their own pets, but also of surrounding wildlife (e.g. foxes, skunks) that are acting in an unusual manner.

For more information, visit www.hcacc.org or contact Henry County Rabies Control Officer, Vince Farah at (770) 288-7387.

RABIES ALERT

07132015-05

On July 13, 2015, Henry County Animal Control received a call that a raccoon was killed by three dogs on Clifford Court in Stockbridge. The remains of the raccoon were taken to the Georgia Public Health Laboratory for rabies testing, and the results came back positive for the rabies virus.

The Henry County Animal Care and Control Department has issued a:

  • 45-day Rabies Alert, as required by the Georgia Rabies Control Manual, for Clifford Court in Stockbridge and a half mile area surrounding Clifford Court.

During this alert, residents living within this area should make sure that all of their companion animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations.  Additionally, residents should be vigilant of the behavior of not only their own pets, but also of surrounding wildlife (e.g. foxes, skunks) that are acting in an unusual manner.

For more information, visit www.hcacc.org or contact Henry County Rabies Control Officer, Vince Farah at (770) 288-7387.

RABIES ALERT

05262015-04

On May 26, 2015 Henry County Animal Control received a call that a cat had attacked, either scratched or bitten, members of a family. The remains of the cat were taken to the Georgia Public Health Laboratory for rabies testing, and the results came back positive for the rabies virus. The victim has advised that all eight members of his family had handled this animal and will be undergoing rabies treatments.

The Henry County Animal Care and Control Department has issued a:

  • 45-day Rabies Alert, as required by the Georgia Rabies Control Manual.
  • 155 Trace Dr. Stockbridge GA.

During this alert, residents living within this area should make sure that all of their companion animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations.  Additionally, residents should be vigilant of the behavior of not only their own pets, but also of surrounding wildlife (e.g. foxes, skunks) that are acting in an unusual manner.

For more information, visit www.hcacc.org or contact Henry County Rabies Control Officer, Vince Farah at (770) 288-7387.

RABIES ALERT

05222015-03

On May 22, 2015, Henry County Animal Control received a call that a raccoon was killed by a dog. The remains of the raccoon were taken to the Georgia Public Health Laboratory for rabies testing, and the results came back positive for the rabies virus.

The Henry County Animal Care and Control Department has issued a:

  • 45-day Rabies Alert, as required by the Georgia Rabies Control Manual.
  • Edward Dr., Lake Dow North area in McDonough, GA.

During this alert, residents living within this area should make sure that all of their companion animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations.  Additionally, residents should be vigilant of the behavior of not only their own pets, but also of surrounding wildlife (e.g. foxes, skunks) that are acting in an unusual manner.

For more information, visit www.hcacc.org or contact Henry County Rabies Control Officer, Vince Farah at (770) 288-7387.


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