Notes from Nelson
February 15, 2023
It's good for those of us in rural areas to remind ourselves of the seriousness of rabies and the necessary awareness of how to handle an outbreak of the disease should one occur. From time-to-time rabies outbreaks do occur some place in the country. A year-round awareness of rabies is necessary to help reduce our chances of exposure.
Rabies suspect animals need to be handled properly. Contact your veterinarian for proper handling precautions. The chance of exposure to rabies increases for humans and their pets as they spend more time outdoors in the warmer weather.
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