Rabies in Ontario County

Local Health Department's Role in Rabies PreventionSkunks


In New York State, county health departments are responsible for:
  • Arranging vaccination for people who have had contact with a rabid animal.
  • Offering free rabies vaccination clinics for cats, dogs, and ferrets.
  • Educating the public about rabies prevention
Rabies Activity Ontario County January 1 - March 31, 2016


Animal
#Tested
Rabid
#Tested 2016
Rabid 2016
Bat
2
0
2
0
Cat
5
0
5
0
Dog
1
0
1
0
Raccoon
1
1
1
1
Cattle
1
0
1
0
Goat
1
0
1
0

What About Bats?
Click here for more information about bat rabies and to learn how to catch a bat.

Reporting Potential Rabies Exposures

Ontario County Public Health: Monday-Friday, 8:30 an - 5:00 pm 585-396-4343 or 800-299-2995
Ontario County Public Health: After 5:00 pm, weekends, and holidays 585-394-4560
Ontario County Humane Society 585-396-4590

Web Page of the Month


Check out the Rabies Coordinator's Web Page of the Month.

Updated 4/8/16