High Point, NC -- A raccoon found in High Point tested positive for rabies according to the Guilford County Department of Public Health. The raccoon was found on Foxcreek Court on May 10, 2013. It also came in contact with a dog.
The latest case brings the total of rabies cases to four in Guilford County. North Carolina law requires all domestic pets including cats, dogs, and ferrets who live indoors or outside, age four months or older to get their rabies vaccination.
The Guilford County Animal Control will offer a series of low-cost rabies vaccination clinics at various areas. Rabies vaccinations cost $5 per shot. They will accept cash and personal checks at the clinics.
List of various rabies vaccination clinics:
- Saturday, June 22, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Summerfield Fire Station #9, 7400
Summerfield Road, Summerfield, NC 27358
- Saturday, August 24, 2010, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Fire District #28. Station located at 6619
NC 61 North, Gibsonville, NC 27249
- Saturday, September 28, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Pleasant Garden Town Hall, 4920
Alliance Church Road, Pleasant Garden, NC 27313
- Saturday, October 5, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 12: p.m., Oak Ridge Community Park, 6231 Lisa Drive,
Oak Ridge, NC 27310
WFMY News 2/Guilford County Department of Public Health