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Rabies – Epidemiology

If your pet is attacked or bitten by a wild animal, report it to the local health or animal control authorities and be prepared to assist with rabies exposure response activities such as booster vaccination and confinement. Limit the possibility of exposure by keeping your …

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Detail: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/epidemiology/epidemiology-fact-sheets/rabies/

Animal Contact & Human Health – Environmental Epidemiology

Posted: (52 years ago) If your pet is attacked or bitten by a wild animal, report it to the local health or animal control authorities. Be sure your vaccinated dog, cat, or ferret receives a booster vaccination. Limit the possibility of exposure by keeping your animals on your property. Don’t let pets roam free.

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Animal Contact & Human Health Resources – Environmental ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 23, 2021  · Choosing the right pet and staying safe while caring for and feeding pets helps to keep both pets and people healthy. The CDC's Healthy Pets, Healthy People website (see link below) is a great resource for information about staying healthy around animals.

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Virginia Department of Health

Posted: (52 years ago) Anyone experiencing anxiety or stress related to COVID-19 may call or text VA COPES, a free and confidential COVID-19 response warmline, at 877-349-6428, Mon-Fri 9:00am to 9:00pm and Sat - Sun. 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Spanish speakers are available.

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) and ...

Posted: (52 years ago) What is MSRA? Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacteria that is commonly found in nasal passages and skin of humans and multiple animals. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is resistant to beta-lactam antibiotics and in some cases to other antibiotics. Although MRSA is primarily found in people, animals can also be infected.

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Testing and Management of an Animal Positive for SARS-CoV ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 04, 2021  · The pet is stable enough to receive care at home. The pet owner is able to safely provide care at home. There is a separate room where the pet can continue to recover without sharing immediate space with other pets and people, including high-risk individuals.

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Psittacosis – Epidemiology

Posted: (52 years ago) People of any age can get psittacosis. Persons at greatest risk include those who have routine contact with birds such as pet bird owners and breeders, pet shop employees, zoo employees, poultry workers and veterinarians. On average, fewer than 10 human cases of infection from Chlamydia psittaci are reported each year in the United States. The ...

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Veterinarians – Coronavirus

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 11, 2021  · Confirmation of COVID-19 in Two Pet Cats in New York (4/22/20) Confirmation of COVID-19 in Pet Dog in New York (6/2/20) MMWR Early Release Vol. 69: First Reported Cases of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Companion Animals (6/8/20)

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Animals & Veterinarians Dropdown – COVID-19 FAQ

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 14, 2021  · Limit pet items brought from home to the facility and thoroughly clean any objects that are taken into a facility and returned home (such as leashes, bowls, and toys). Such items can be cleaned with warm, soapy water and allowed to dry. If you use a chemical disinfectant on your pet’s items, ...

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Plan Ahead For Your Pet – Emergency Preparedness

Posted: (52 years ago) Include pet litter and litter box if appropriate, newspapers, paper towels, plastic trash bags and household chlorine bleach to provide for your pet’s sanitation needs. You can use bleach as a disinfectant (dilute nine parts water to one part bleach), or in an emergency you can also use it to purify water.

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Psittacosis Fact Sheet

Posted: (52 years ago) Most human infections have been reported as having been related to exposure to pet psittacine birds, like parakeets. Human illness with psittacosis has also been documented from exposure to poultry and free-ranging birds including doves, pigeons, birds of prey and shore birds.

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Division of Environmental Health Protection – Three Rivers ...

Posted: (52 years ago) If your pet is attacked or bitten by a wild animal, report it to the local health or animal control authorities. Be sure your vaccinated dog, cat, or ferret receives a booster vaccination. Limit the possibility of exposure by keeping your animals on your property. Don’t let pets roam free. Do not leave garbage or pet …

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Communicable Disease Prevention & Control – Piedmont ...

Posted: (52 years ago) If the animal is a pet, you will be asked to keep it confined in your home, a pen or on a chain for 10 days to make sure it does not have rabies. If the animal gets sick or exhibits unusual behavior, contact the Health Department right away. The Environmental Health Specialist will talk with you about how you can keep your animal for observation.

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Virginia Guidelines for Rabies Prevention and Control ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Need vaccine? Learn how to get your shot at Vaccinate.Virginia.gov or call 1-877-VAX-IN-VA. 8am - 8pm.Language translation available, TTY users dial 7-1-1. ¿Necesitas vacunarte?

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Rabies Monitoring and Investigation – Southside Health ...

Posted: (52 years ago) If your pet is attacked or bitten by a wild animal, report it to the local health or animal control authorities and be prepared to assist with rabies exposure response activities such as booster vaccination and confinement. Limit the possibility of exposure by keeping your …

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Consumer Services – Prince William Health District

Posted: (52 years ago) All animal bites involving humans must be reported to the Prince William County Police Department’s Animal Control Bureau at 703-792-6465 or to the Health District at 703-792-6310. Exposure of domestic animals to wild animals should also be reported. Wild animals that have bitten a person or pet should be euthanized and tested for rabies.

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Local Health Departments And Veterinarians Urge Pet ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 21, 2011  · Pet Health Clinic at 840 Roanoke Rd. in Daleville, VA 24083. 540-992-4550. September 24, 2011 from 1 to 3 p.m. (Cost $10) Old Dominion Veterinary Clinic at 47 Boone Dr. in Troutville, VA 24175. 540-992-4877. Botetourt Veterinary Hospital at 5598 Roanoke Rd. in Troutville, VA 24175. 540-992-2711. September 29, 2011 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Cost $10)

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Environmental Health Division – Richmond City Health ...

Posted: (52 years ago) If your pet is a cat, dog, or ferret, you will probably be asked to confine the animal and watch it closely for 10 days. Tell the person bitten to see a doctor immediately. Check with your veterinarian to determine if your pet’s vaccinations are up to date. Don’t let your pet …

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Health officials have confirmed the presence of rabies in ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 06, 2021  · CALL your doctor and the local health department if you are exposed, or your veterinarian and local animal control if your pet is exposed. Rabies vaccinations are required (Code of VA 3.2-6521) for domestic (dogs and cats) animals in order to protect people from getting rabies. A properly vaccinated domestic animal population breaks the ...

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Immunization – Yellow Fever P-T – Immunization

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 03, 2015  · Need vaccine? Learn how to get your shot at Vaccinate.Virginia.gov or call 1-877-VAX-IN-VA. 8am - 8pm.Language translation available, TTY users dial 7-1-1. ¿Necesitas vacunarte?

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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR PETS AND YOURSELF FROM RABIES

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 20, 2013  · If your pet is attacked or bitten by a wild animal, report it to the local health department or animal control authorities. Be sure your vaccinated dog, cat or ferret receives a booster vaccination. Limit the possibility of exposure by keeping your animals on your property. Don’t let pets roam free. Do not leave garbage or pet food outside.

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Rabies Awareness Week, Sept. 28 – Oct. 4 – Virginia ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 21, 2020  · Keep garbage or pet food inside. Leaving garbage or food outside may attract wild or stray animals. Enjoy all wild animals from a distance, even if they seem friendly, and NEVER keep wild animals as pets. A rabid animal sometimes acts tame. If you see an animal acting strangely, especially if rabies exposures may have occurred, report it to ...

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FAUQUIER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTS CONFIRMED …

Posted: (52 years ago) May 29, 2020  · If your pet is attacked or bitten by a wild animal, report it to the local health department or animal control and be prepared to assist with rabies exposure response activities such as booster vaccination and confinement. Limit the possibility of exposure by keeping your animals on your property. Don’t let pets roam free.

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West Piedmont Health District And Local Veterinarians Urge ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 26, 2011  · Likewise, if your pet is bitten by a wild animal, contact your veterinarian or local health department right away. The West Piedmont Health District strongly advises people take these steps to prevent families and pets from exposure to rabies: Vaccinate all cats, dogs and ferrets against rabies and keep them up to date; ...

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RACCOON TESTS POSITIVE FOR RABIES IN SURRY – Newsroom

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 09, 2020  · “Rabies is a preventable disease. We encourage all pet owners to vaccinate their animals to protect them and the community,” shares Toinette Waldon, Environmental Health Manager, Crater Health District. The Health Department strongly advises that people take the following steps to prevent families and pets from being exposed to rabies:

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Know the Basics: General Safety Guidance about COVID-19 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Need vaccine? Learn how to get your shot at Vaccinate.Virginia.gov or call 1-877-VAX-IN-VA. 8am - 8pm.Language translation available, TTY users dial 7-1-1. ¿Necesitas vacunarte?

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Central Virginia Health District and Local Veterinarians ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 28, 2010  · Central Virginia Health District and Local Veterinarians Urge Pet Vaccinations against Rabies. September 28, 2010 (Lynchburg, Va.) – The Central Virginia Health District and local vets are urging people to “Protect the Ones You Love. Vaccinate Your Pets.” This important message is the focus of this year’s Rabies Awareness Week ...

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Rabies Monitoring and Investigation – Pittsylvania/Danville

Posted: (52 years ago) If your pet is attacked or bitten by a wild animal, report it to the local health or animal control authorities and be prepared to assist with rabies exposure response activities such as booster vaccination and confinement. Limit the possibility of exposure by keeping your …

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Bedford Countywide Rabies Clinics – Newsroom

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 01, 2011  · If your pet has had a previous rabies vaccination, you must bring proof of vaccination to obtain the three-year vaccine. The ID tag on your pet’s collar is not proof. At each of the eight locations, please remain in your car and clinic staff will come to you to vaccinate your pet. The schedule for the rabies clinics on April 9, 2011 is as ...

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Rabies Fact Sheet - Virginia Department of Health

Posted: (52 years ago) If your pet is attacked or bitten by a wild animal, report it to the local health or animal control authorities and be prepared to assist with rabies exposure response activities such as booster vaccination and confinement. Limit the possibility of exposure by keeping your …

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Rabies Awareness Week – Newsroom

Posted: (52 years ago) Celebrate Rabies Awareness Week by protecting the ones you love! Have your veterinarian vaccinate your dogs, cats, ferrets, and selected livestock. Keep the vaccinations up-to-date. If your pet is attacked or bitten by a wild animal, report it to the local health or animal control authorities.

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Forms – Immunization - Virginia Department of Health

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 01, 2012  · Need vaccine? Learn how to get your shot at Vaccinate.Virginia.gov or call 1-877-VAX-IN-VA. 8am - 8pm.Language translation available, TTY users dial 7-1-1. ¿Necesitas vacunarte?

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RABID JUVENILE SKUNK FOUND IN PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY – …

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 26, 2020  · If your pet needs to be vaccinated for rabies, please contact your local veterinarian. To report a stray and/or suspicious animal, please contact Prince George County Animal Control at 804-991-3200. You may call Crater Health District at 804-863-1652 for more information about rabies or how to protect your family.

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Spotsylvania County – Rappahannock

Posted: (52 years ago) 10004 Southpoint Pkwy. Fredericksburg, VA 22407. 540-252-3535. Criteria for Testing: CDC Testing Criteria Notes: Must make online reservation before arriving.

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ANIMAL RABIES CASE CONFIRMED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 10, 2015  · Likewise, please consult your veterinarian if your pet was exposed / possibly exposed to a potentially rabid animal (such as a fox, raccoon, skunk, opossum, etc). Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. It is preventable in animals through vaccinations, but is fatal to both animals and humans if left untreated.

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RABID RACCOON REPORTED IN STAUNTON – Newsroom

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 15, 2020  · (STAUNTON, Virginia) — On Friday, September 11 a raccoon collected from the Vinson Street area in the City of Staunton was submitted for rabies testing after a suspected encounter with a pet. The raccoon tested positive for rabies.

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Rabies Alert: Rabid Skunk Removed From Whiteoak Canyon ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 08, 2019  · Consult your veterinarian if your pet was exposed/possibly exposed to a potentially rabid animal, such as a fox, raccoon, skunk, opossum, etc. Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. It is preventable in animals through vaccinations, but is fatal to both animals and humans if left untreated. Exposure to ...

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