New Rabies Cases in Benton County

BENTON COUNTY, Ore. — It can take one bite for a human or animal to contract the rabies virus – and in Benton County, there have been two cases of rabid bats within the last week. Last week, a cat was euthanized after it killed a rabid bat. “The option there was to quarantine the … Continue reading »

Another Bat Tests Positive for Rabies

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Another bat found in Benton County has tested positive for rabies; this is the third bat in Benton County and the 13th in the state this year. The bat was found in a watering trough at a horse arena near Philomath. A woman was working at the arena when she found two … Continue reading »