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RABIES ALERT!

This is a public health notification that the

Jefferson County (WV) Health Department has issued a

“Rabies Alert” for the

Mordington Circle area of

Charles Town

The WV Office of Laboratory Services notified our office (JCHD) on April 16, 2020 of a “positive” test result for the rabies virus from a – CAT – submitted by us, from Mordington Circle in Charles Town.

Description:  Small black and white shorthair cat.

If you believe that you or someone else, had contact with this animal, please call the Jefferson County Health Department at (304) 728-8416 ext. 3037

All Citizens are also being reminded to make sure your animals are currently vaccinated against rabies and to avoid contact with wildlife!