12th rabies case of year reported in Essex County, NY

Published: Nov. 15, 2023 at 7:55 AM EST
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MINEVILLE, N.Y. (WCAX) - Health officials in Essex County, New York, are reporting another case of rabies, the 12th so far this year.

The department was notified on Sunday that someone was attacked and bitten by a gray fox in Mineville. Test results returned Tuesday confirmed the animal had rabies.

Officials are reminding residents of rabies-safe practices like keeping pets up to date with vaccines and feeding pets inside. Click here for more on rabies.

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