Fox tests positive for rabies in York County

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YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A fox tested positive for the rabies virus in York County, according to the Peninsula Health District.

The District issued a notification for residents in the Montague Court, Queens Lake Subdivision in York County.

If you were exposed to the fox, contact the Health Department at 757-603-4277.

Guidelines from the Peninsula Health District:

  • 1. Vaccinate your pets.
  • 2. Report all exposures to animals (usually bites and scratches) to your doctor and the local health department.
  • 3. Enjoy wildlife from a distance – don’t feed or encourage wild animals such as raccoons, skunks or foxes to visit your premises.

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