Rabid Racoon Captured In The Cedar Grove Area

CEDAR GROVE, Fla A Raccoon Captured Near The Intersection Of East 17th Street And East Avenue In The Cedar Grove Area Has Tested Positive For Rabies.

This Is The Fourth Laboratory Confirmed Rabid Raccoon Of 2014. In February, A Rabid Raccoon Was Captured Near 9th Street And Minnesota Avenue In The City Of Lynn Haven And A Rabid Raccoon Was Killed On De Len Drive In The High Point Area. In January, A Rabid Raccoon Was Killed Near 8th Street And Arkansas Avenue In Lynn Haven.

The Florida Department Of Health In Bay County Would Like To Remind Citizens That Florida Law Requires Dogs And Cats Over Four Months Of Age To Be Currently Vaccinated For Rabies By A Licensed Veterinarian.

Unvaccinated Dogs And Cats Should Not Be Outdoors Without Direct And Continuous Adult Supervision. Dogs And Cats Without A Current Veterinarian-Administered Vaccine Are Unvaccinated. Animals Given “Feed-Store” Rabies Vaccines By Their Owners Are Not Legally Vaccinated

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