The animal was destroyed and a woman exposed to it is getting shots as a precaution.
Officials in Camden County, New Jersey say a raccoon that was found in the yard of a home in Barrington has tested positive for rabies.
A fox that was in the vicinity of Mt. Laurel has tested positive for rabies and the county Health Department is issuing a warning to residents.
John Zoig, from Saddle River, says he was doing yard work when the animal attacked him, leaving three puncture wounds in his leg.
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.
Officials in Camden County, New Jersey say a raccoon that was found in the yard of a home in Haddonfield has tested positive for rabies.
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.