Rabid raccoon and cat found in Virginia Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A rabid cat and a rabid raccoon were found in different areas of Virginia Beach earlier this week.

On Jan. 17, the rabid raccoon was found in the 700 block of Glasgow Court. The same day a rabid cat was found in the 1400 block of Harbor Court.

No human exposures were reported.

Officials say if you were recently bitten or scratched by a raccoon in this area to contact Virginia Beach Health Department at (757) 518-2700.