Text Size:
County Declares Rabies Alert Area
8/11/2017
Article Content


For Immediate Release

Contact: Charlotte County Animal Control
Phone:   941.833.5690
Fax:       941.833.5691
Email:    animal.control@charlottecountyfl.gov

 

County Declares Rabies Alert Area


CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Aug. 11, 2017) – On Aug. 8, 2017, Charlotte County Animal Control was notified that two people had been exposed to a bat that tested positive for the rabies virus in Charlotte County.

In response, Charlotte County Animal Control has declared a rabies alert for the following areas:

Frederick Ave, Port Charlotte 33952
Peachland Blvd., Broadview St., Adela Ave., Beacon Dr., Port Charlotte 33952

Residents in this area should:
Report any sick or injured wildlife
Report any stray domestic animals
Report any animals acting strangely
Refrain contact with any unknown animal.

The rabies alert area will be in effect for 30 days (Expires 9/6/17). Any questions or concerns should be directed to Charlotte County Animal Control at 941.833.5690. For rabies alert area concerns after normal business hours, please contact the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office at 941.639.2101.

###

Splash Category
Please pick a category for the splash banners for this page.
Accordion Menu
Main
 
Please pick a source for the accordion menu on this page:
{MAIN}:use the same menu as the public site home page.
{Local Site}: use a list from the local site.
{URL}: use a list from the URL specified in the URL textbox.
Under Florida Law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.