This is to advise that there was contact between a rabid fox and a two dogs recently in the 6900 block of Keith Road in Clermont. The fox was shipped to the Georgia Public Health Lab- Virology Section in Decatur. Hall County Animal Control was advised Friday that the fox tested positive for rabies. This is the ninth confirmed case of rabies in Hall County in 2018.
Positive alert signs will be posted in the area where the rabid fox was located. If you live in this area or you see an animal acting abnormally in the area, contact Hall County Animal Services at 770-531-6830 or during non-working hours call Hall County Dispatch at 770-536-8812.
Animal owners are encouraged to vaccinate their domesticated pets for rabies. Vaccines are available at the Hall County Animal Shelter for $10 Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 1688 Barber Rd, Gainesville.
Mike Ledford, Animal Services Director, 770-531-6831, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hall County Animal Shelter, 1688 Barber Road, Gainesville; 678-450-1587
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