While several of the children who handled the bat have been identified, officials say there may be others that need to be located, as they must be evaluated for treatment of possible rabies exposure.
A bat removed from a home in Winslow Township has tested positive for rabies. The family has been advised to seek rabies prophylaxis.
The New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services reported to the Camden County Health Department that a bat removed from a home in Barrington has tested positive for rabies.
A 54-year-old woman fought off two men with a bat who were attempting to break into her home in Northeast Philadelphia.
A bat removed from a home in Berlin Township on Sept. 14 has tested positive for rabies.
The Montgomery County Health Department confirmed on Tuesday that the rabid bat was captured at a home on the 700 block of Mill Creek Road in Gladwyne.