summer  Rabies

raccoonRabies is a preventable disease that is often  transmitted through the bite  of a rabid animal, such as raccoons, skunks, bats and foxes.




*What should you do if you think you have been exposed to  rabies?

  • Clean the wound with soap and water for 10 minutes.
  • Call your health care provider or local board of health.
  • Call your local animal control.

  *as recommended by the Mass Department of Public Health

Additional Rabies Information