Rabid raccoon killed by dog in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – The Peninsula Health District is warning Newport News residents about a rabid raccoon incident in the Maxwell Lane area.

The District said the raccoon was killed by a dog and later tested positive for the rabies virus.

If you may have been exposed to the raccoon, you’re asked to call the Health Department at 757-594-7340. You can also call Animal Control at 757-595-7387.

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