Racoon checks constructive for rabies in North Stonington – WFSB

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Racoon checks constructive for rabies in North Stonington – WFSB

Racoon Checks Constructive For Rabies In North Stonington - WFSB

NORTH STONINGTON, CT (WFSB) – A racoon examined constructive for rabies in North Stonington, in accordance with native well being officers.

The Ledge Mild Efficiently being District reported on Thursday that the racoon was current within the house of Wyassup Avenue in North Stonington.

It was trapped and examined on Wednesday.

Efficiently being officers advised folks to refrain from feeding or impending any wild or stray animals.

“Rabies is a deadly illness precipitated by a plague that may probably infect all heat blooded animals, together with folks,” the district mentioned in a information liberate. “It is miles unfold largely by wild animals, nonetheless stray cats and canine may even grow to be contaminated and unfold the virus. The rabies virus lives within the saliva and mind tissue of contaminated animals. Rabies may even be unfold by scratches from contaminated animals or when contaminated saliva comes into contact with begin wounds, breaks within the pores and skin or mucous membranes.”

Somebody with questions or issues can title the Ledge Mild Efficiently being District at 448-4882 or the Animal Retain watch over Officer at 860-287-2197.

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Racoon Checks Constructive For Rabies In North Stonington - WFSB
Racoon Checks Constructive For Rabies In North Stonington - WFSB
Racoon Checks Constructive For Rabies In North Stonington - WFSB
Racoon Checks Constructive For Rabies In North Stonington - WFSB
Racoon Checks Constructive For Rabies In North Stonington - WFSB

Racoon Checks Constructive For Rabies In North Stonington - WFSB

Racoon Checks Constructive For Rabies In North Stonington - WFSB