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County: Raccoon in Gladwyne Tested Positive for Rabies

Post Date:01/24/2018 5:10 PM

Raccoon, rabies, public healthThe Montgomery County Health Department has confirmed that a raccoon recovered from Glenmoor Road in Gladwyne tested positive for rabies on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.  

"Anyone that has been bitten or scratched by, or had saliva exposure to a raccoon must receive treatment to prevent this fatal disease," the County advised. "If you, someone in your household, or any of your pets have possibly had contact with a raccoon or any other stray or wild animal, immediately call the Montgomery County Health Department, Division of Communicable Disease Control at (610) 278-5117."