Bite Cases/quarantine And Rabies
If you have been bitten or your pet has bitten someone, please contact Animal Enforcement at 478-621-6791 After Hours 478-751-7500 and Emergency 911.
If you have been bitten by a wild animal, please call 911
What is rabies?
Rabies is a viral disease of mammals, usually occurring among wild animals such as raccoons, skunks, bats, and foxes. The rabies virus travels from the site of the bite up through the nerves until it reaches the brain, causing encephalopathy and ultimately death.