GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) – The Camden County Health Department announced Thursday that a raccoon removed from a Winslow Township yard had tested positive for rabies.

On Nov. 9, a Winslow Township resident reportedly found the raccoon in their front yard and notified animal control officers, who removed it.

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On Nov. 12, tests confirmed the animal was rabid.

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Residents looking for more information can visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website or call the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services at 856-374-6370.

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