FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2011
Spring has sprung! As everyone spends more time outside enjoying warmer temperatures, theres also an increased chance of coming into contact with rabid animals. Make sure you and your furry tailwaggers are protected by getting them vaccinated!
Last year, there were eight confirmed cases of rabies in Alamance County. Seven of the eight cases involved dog or cats whose rabies vaccination had lapsed, resulting in their untimely euthanization.
Rabies is easily preventable. As a part of Public Health Month activities, you can get your dog or cat (four months or older) vaccinated at our convenient Saturday rabies clinic! Its not a choice, its the law!
WHAT: Alamance County Health Department Rabies Vaccination Clinic
COST: $5.00 per animal WHEN: Saturday, April 9, 2011 9:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M.
WHERE: Alamance County Environmental Health Office 209 N. Graham-Hopedale Rd. Burlington, NC 27217
Please have your cat(s) in a carrier and dog(s) on a leash!
For more information, please contact the Alamance County Health Departments Environmental Health division at (336) 570-6367.