Rabies Case Confirmed in Lane County

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The first case of rabies so far this year in Lane County has been confirmed. Lane County Public Health says a fox found near a residence in Junction City tested positive for rabies. It is the first animal to test positive for rabies in Oregon this year. The fox was brought … 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 »

Bat Tests Positive for Rabies in Benton County

BENTON COUNTY, Ore. — The Benton County Health Department wants you to be aware that a bat there tested positive for rabies. Health workers say make sure your pets are vaccinated against the disease and don’t handle bats with bare hands. If you get bitten, clean it with soap and water and then go to … Continue reading »