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Skunk Tests Positive For Rabies In Camden County

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WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) – Officials have confirmed that a skunk removed from a Camden County town has tested positive for rabies.

The skunk, which was removed from the Sicklerville section of Winslow Township on September 5th, may have come into contact with a resident’s dog that was current with its rabies vaccination and is now being treated by a veterinarian.

There have been no known human exposures to the animal.

For more information, visit: www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/rabies/. Residents may call the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services at 856-374-6370.

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