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Health Officials Issue Rabies Alert

By FDOH Columbia Staff

October 09, 2020

The Florida Department of Health in Columbia County (DOH-Columbia) issued a rabies alert for the Parnell Hills Subdivision. This is in response to a stray cat that tested positive on October 8, 2020.

All residents and visitors in Columbia County should be aware that rabies is present in the wild animal population and domestic animals are at risk if not vaccinated. The public is asked to maintain a heightened awareness that rabies is active in Columbia County. Alerts are designed to increase awareness to the public. Please be aware that rabies activities can also occur outside the alert area.

Please see the attached press release for more details.