A rabid bat was found at Green Lake Park in Seattle on Thursday evening, August 17th. If you had any contact with a bat at the park on Wednesday or Thursday, contact
Public Health immediately (206-296-4774) for information on preventative treatment. Rabies can be life-threatening, but is preventable if treated before symptoms appear.
Read our media release for more details, and a Public Health Insider Q&A on bats and health.
Originally posted on August 19, 2017