Officials in Camden County have confirmed that a raccoon removed from a yard of a Waterford Township home has tested positive for rabies.
Health Officials Warn Residents, Pet Owners After 2 Raccoons Test Positive For Rabies In Camden County
Officials say this doesn’t mean there’s an outbreak – but they want people to be careful with their pets.
Officials say the dog killed the raccoon in a yard in Haddon Township last Tuesday, February 3rd.
On Nov. 9, a Winslow Township resident reportedly found the raccoon in their front yard and notified animal control officers, who removed it.
The Camden County Health Department says that on Oct. 27th, the family dog of a Waterford Township household killed the raccoon in its yard.
This is reportedly the county’s ninth confirmed case of rabies and the third case within the last two weeks.
A bat removed from a home in Winslow Township has tested positive for rabies. The family has been advised to seek rabies prophylaxis.
According to the Burlington County Health Department, at least three cats, one dog and 13 people have been exposed to a kitten with rabies in Medford Township.
Camden County health officials have confirmed that a bat discovered in an empty room of a Cherry Hill, NJ residence last week has tested positive for rabies.
A raccoon removed from a residence in the Fairview neighborhood of Camden City has tested positive for rabies.
A raccoon removed from a Camden County residence has tested positive for rabies.
Officials in Radnor Township, Delaware County are cautioning residents of the Main Line community to be on the alert after a raccoon and fox have both tested positive for rabies over the past two weeks.
The skunk was collected from the property on Betsy Scull Road and tests confirmed it was positive for rabies.
A stray cat brought to a Collingswood Veterinarian’s office from has tested positive for rabies.
While there are no known human or animal exposures, the Camden County Health Department is urging residents to be aware.