Fox tests positive for rabies in York County

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — The Peninsula Health District says a red fox has tested positive for the rabies virus.

Residents and businesses in the 100 block of Terrance Circle are warned to be on alert. This is in the Coventry subdivision in York County.

Environmental Health Services will be contacting the immediate neighbors and civic and/or homeowner’s associations that serve the community.

If you think you or your pet have been exposed to this animal, contact the VA Department of Health. You can also contact York County Animal Control after hours.