Tag Archives: Rabies

Preventing Rabies Exposure from Wild Animals

Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Dr. Indu Gupta, reminds Onondaga County residents to take precautions to protect themselves, their families, and their pets from rabies. Rabies is a deadly but preventable disease that is transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. There have already been positive cases of rabid animals reported this year in Onondaga… Read more >

Dog Positive for Rabies After Encounter with Raccoon

Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Dr. Indu Gupta announced today that a dog in Onondaga County has tested positive for rabies after an encounter with a wild raccoon while on a walk with its owner. This dog, a household pet, was not up-to-date on its rabies vaccinations and began having seizures and a change in behavior… Read more >

Changes to 2019 Rabies Clinic Schedule

The Onondaga County Health Department is announcing changes to the two remaining clinics in the 2019 Rabies Clinic Schedule. The clinics scheduled on October 5 and December 7, 2019 have been rescheduled to the following dates and locations: Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm St. Lucy’s Church 432 Gifford St, Syracuse NY… Read more >

Preventing Rabies Exposure from Wild Animals

Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Dr. Indu Gupta, reminds Onondaga County residents to take precautions to protect yourself, your family, and your pets from rabies. Rabies is a deadly but preventable disease that is transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. Fortunately, human rabies is rare in the United States. Although there is no treatment… Read more >

Preventing Rabies Exposure from Wild Animals

Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Dr. Indu Gupta, reminds Onondaga County residents to take precautions to protect yourself, your family, and your pets from rabies. Rabies is a deadly but preventable disease that is transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. Fortunately, human rabies is rare in the United States. Although there is no treatment… Read more >

Rabies Shot Clinics June – August 2017

The Onondaga County Health Department, in cooperation with local community partners, will be offering rabies shot clinics at the following locations during the months of June through August 2017: Thursday, July 6th, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Onondaga Nation Fire Department, Route 11A, Nedrow Thursday, August 3rd, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Village of Minoa… Read more >

Fox Found Positive for Rabies

Onondaga County Commissioner of Health, Indu Gupta, MD, MPH, reports that the New York State Department of Health’s laboratory has confirmed that a fox found in the Town of LaFayette tested positive for rabies. This is the fourth animal that has tested positive for rabies in 2017. Dr. Gupta stresses, “Protecting yourself from rabies is… Read more >

Bat Found Positive for Rabies

The Onondaga County Commissioner of Health, Indu Gupta, MD, MPH, reports that the New York State Health Department’s laboratory has confirmed that a bat found in the Village of Liverpool tested positive for rabies. This is the second animal that has tested positive for rabies in 2017. The Health Department reminds residents that rabid animals… Read more >

First Positive Rabies Case in Onondaga County for 2017 Found in Raccoon

Onondaga County Commissioner of Health, Indu Gupta, MD, MPH, reports that the New York State Health Department’s laboratory confirmed that a raccoon found in the City of Syracuse tested positive for rabies. This is the first positive rabies finding in 2017. The Health Department reminds residents that rabid animals can be present any time of… Read more >