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Abilene Health Official Offers Insight On "Rabies Season"

Apr 23, 2018

Skunk and Bat confirmed rabies tests, 2018.
Credit Texas Health and Human Services / Texas Department of State Health Services

Unofficially, Public Health Officials refer to spring as "Rabies Season".  Animals are more active with eachother and with people and pets.  Brandie Walsh, Health Administrative Specialist with the Abilene-Taylor County Health Department says Texans should take precautions with unknown animals, and report any bites to local officials.

For information on what to do after encountering a wild or rabid animal check out the website for the Abilene-Taylor County Public Health Department:

http://abilenetx.gov/city-hall/departments/general-government/animal-services/field-services