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Jefferson County (WV) Health Department has issued a Rabies Alert for the North George Street area of Ranson.

The WV Office of Laboratory Services notified us on November 20th, 2019 of a positive test result for the rabies virus from a stray kitten submitted by the Health Department from North George Street in Ranson

Description: Stray Kitten – brown tabby with injured back leg

If you think that you or someone else may have come into contact with this animal, please call the Jefferson County Health Department @ (304) 728-8416 ext. 3037 or Jefferson County Animal Control @ (304) 728-3289

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