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Rabies and Animal Bites

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Phone: 585 753-5171

  • Responds to reported animal bites and potential exposures, including consultation with medical personnel for follow up on post-exposure medical treatment when necessary.
  • Submits suspected animal specimens to the New York State Laboratory in Albany for rabies analysis.
  • Monitors 10-day confinement and 6-month quarantine of domestic animals involved in human contact or contact with potentially rabid animals.
  • Conducts FREE RABIES IMMUNIZATION CLINICS for dogs and cats owned by Monroe County residents (see LINK below).
  • Immunization records are maintained for animals receiving immunizations at clinics.

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