A rabid bat was found at Angle Lake Park in the City of SeaTac. If you had any contact with a bat near the park lakeshore by the old lifeguard shack on Monday, August 28 or Tuesday, August 29, contact Public Health (206-296-4774) immediately 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 30, 2017.
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So what’s the deal with this flurry of rabid bat reports? Is there some reason they’re getting noticed, or is there an actual spike in rabies in the bat population?
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