222019Apr

Rabies Vaccination Clinic for Dogs and Cats Planned for May 4, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Terri Craver Office: (336) 570-6367 April 22, 2019
Rabies Vaccination Clinic for Dogs and Cats Planned for May 4, 2019 Health officials urge residents to keep their pets up-to-date on rabies vaccinations
BURLINGTON – The Alamance County Health Department will be hosting a rabies vaccination clinic on May 4 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Environmental Health Office located at 209 N. Graham- Hopedale Road in Burlington. The cost of the rabies shot at the clinic will be $5.00 per pet. Pet owners attending the vaccination clinic are reminded to keep dogs on leashes and cats in carriers. “The best way to protect your pet from rabies is by vaccinating them,” states Environmental Health Director Terri Craver. “State law requires pet owners to stay up-to-date on rabies vaccinations and this clinic is one way to comply with the law at a low-cost.” To date, there have been two confirmed cases of rabies in 2019 for Alamance County. In 2018, there were five confirmed rabies cases in the county. For more information or questions about rabies control, vaccination requirements, or upcoming clinics, contact the health department’s Environmental Health office at (336) 570-6367.

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