animal bites

Rabies Fact Sheets

The following downloads are fact sheets produced by the New York State Department of Health. 

"Rabies - What to Do If..." provides guidelines for what to do if you come in contact with a rabid or potentially rabid animal.

"Bat Rabies in NYS" is an informational booklet concerning bat rabies in New York State.

"Rabies Vaccination - Fact Sheet for Pet Owners" is a fact sheet concerning New York State rabies vaccination requirements. Read more

Department: Environmental Health

Filed under: rabies, vaccine, animal bites

Rabies Prevention

Capture the BatThe Environmental Health Division is charged with the prevention of human cases of rabies in Cattaraugus County.  This includes promoting pet rabies vaccinations, investigating all potential rabies exposures (animal bites & scratches) that are reported to the Department, and submission of certain animal specimens to the NYS Department of Health Wadsworth Laboratory for rabies testing.  In accordance with NYS Public Health Law, any person with k Read more

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