Tag Archives: Rabies

Rabies Shot Clinics March – May 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 March through May 2017: •Saturday, March 4th, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon SPCA, 5878 East Molloy Road, Mattydale •Thursday, May 4th, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Clay Highway Garage, 4483… Read more >

Onondaga County Rabies Update

Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Indu Gupta, MD, MPH, announced today that a raccoon found in the town of LaFayette has tested positive for rabies. The test was confirmed by the New York State Department of Health’s Wadsworth Laboratories. So far in 2016 three animals have tested positive for rabies in Onondaga County. One bat and… Read more >

Rabies Shot Clinics, May – July 2016

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 May through July 2016: Thursday, May 5th, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Clay Highway Garage, 4483 Route 31, Clay Monday, May 9th, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Village of Manlius… Read more >

Bat Found Positive for Rabies

Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Indu Gupta, MD, MPH, announced today that the New York State Health Department laboratory has reported that a bat found at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse has tested positive for rabies. The Health Department is asking residents who may have come into direct contact with a bat on the grounds… Read more >

Third Bat Found Positive for Rabies

Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Indu Gupta, MD, MPH, announced today that a bat found in Marcellus has tested positive for rabies. This is the third bat found positive for rabies this season. Dr. Gupta stresses, “It is important to bat-proof your home now to keep bats out of your house and away from you and… Read more >

Second Bat Found Positive for Rabies

Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Indu Gupta, MD, MPH, announced today that the New York State Health Department laboratory has reported that a bat found in Baldwinsville has tested positive for rabies.  This is the second bat found positive for rabies this season. Dr. Gupta stresses, “It is important to bat-proof your home now to keep… Read more >

Bat Positive for Rabies

Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Indu Gupta, MD, MPH, announced today that the New York State Health Department laboratory has reported that a bat found in the City of Syracuse has tested positive for rabies. This is the first positive rabies finding of the season. Dr. Gupta stresses, “It is important to bat-proof your home now… Read more >

Take Steps To Protect Yourself From Rabies This Summer

Commissioner of Health, Indu Gupta, MD, MPH is reminding Onondaga County residents to take precautions to protect yourself and your family from rabies. Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals that is transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. Many rabies cases occur in wild animals like raccoons, skunks, bats, and foxes. Fortunately,… Read more >