JACKSONVILLE, FL — The Florida Division of Well being in Duval County has issued a rabies alert for the Wesconnet space of Duval County. The alert he’s legitimate till April 30, 2023.
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The rabies threatened space is bounded by Lacey Jane Manner and Vivera Lane to the south, Robert Gordon Street and Princess Lane to the north, Judy and Nancy Drives to the west, and the St. Johns River to the east.
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The alert follows the invention of a ferocious raccoon within the Wesconnet space of Duval County. As a precautionary measure, pet homeowners ought to at all times hold their pets below management and guarantee they’ve up-to-date rabies vaccinations from a licensed veterinarian.
Rabies animals can infect different wild and home animals that haven’t been vaccinated towards rabies. All livestock needs to be vaccinated towards rabies, and phone with wild animals, particularly raccoons, bats, foxes, skunks, otters, bobcats and coyotes, needs to be prevented.
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Rabies is a neurological illness that’s deadly to warm-blooded animals and people. Rabies-specific immunoglobulin and rabies vaccination are the one remedies for human publicity to rabies. Applicable therapy began quickly after publicity can shield uncovered folks from illness.
rabies alert boundary
- North – Robert Gordon Street and Princess Lane
- South – Lacey Jane Manner and Vivera Lane
- East – St. Johns River
- West – Judy Drive and Nancy Drive